Schumer: “We’ll Have The Votes” To Pass COVID Relief

CBS News reports:

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer expressed confidence late on Tuesday that President Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill will pass in the Senate this week, saying the Senate will take up the legislation as early as Wednesday.

The Senate is using the budget reconciliation process to pass the bill, which limits time for debate and allows legislation to pass with a simple majority.

“We want to get the biggest, strongest, boldest bill that can pass. And that’s what we are working to do,” Schumer told reporters. “We’ll have the votes we need to pass the bill.”

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