US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) Thursday defended his decision to call the Senate back into session next wk, saying that he believes it is “essential” for lawmakers to return to work and support people who have been working through the coronavirus emergency.
“We can modify our routines in ways that are smart and safe, but we can honor our constitutional duty to The American People and conduct our business in person,” he said in a TV interview.
“If it’s essential for doctors, nurses, healthcare workers, truck drivers, and grocery store workers, and many other brave Americans, then it is essential for senators to carefully man hours and support them,” said Leader McConnell.
Democrats, have hammered Leader McConnell for his call to open the Senate at a time when the surrounding area remains under work-at-home orders, and while the House is staying out of Washington on the advice of a congressional physician.
Leader McConnell added that there are many confirmations that must be handled that were “bothered” by Democrats even before the pandemic began, “so we have much work to do for The American People, and we think we can do it safely.”
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