Schumer pledges to ‘power through’ after GOP forces clerks to read all 628 pages of $1.9 trillion spending bill
It was read alloud, but to an empty chamber.
(From The Washington Examiner)
Debate commenced at 9 a.m., following the nearly 11-hour reading of the 628-page measure. Republicans forced the Senate clerks to read the entire bill as part of a protest against the cost and scope of the bill, which they said is mostly wasteful and unrelated to the pandemic it aims to address.
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