MCCONNELL: August recess postponed for 2 weeks
|07/11/2017||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday said he will delay the start of the typically month-long August recess by two weeks to try to finish work on the GOP healthcare bill and other legislative items.
McConnell pinned part of the blame on obstruction by Democrats, a talking point the White House and Republican lawmakers have amplified in recent weeks.
“In order to provide more time to complete action on important legislative items and process nominees that have been stalled by a lack of cooperation from our friends across the aisle, the Senate will delay the start of the August recess until read more >>>