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Doctor recommended no action for U.S.' Pelosi after coronavirus contact

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Congress’ attending physician recommended U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi take no particular action after she was in contact with Representative Nydia Velazquez, who has been diagnosed with coronavirus infection, Pelosi’s spokesman Drew Hammill said on Monday. The physician found Pelosi’s contact with Velazquez to have been of “low risk,” Hammill […]

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Factbox: ‘Mr. No’: Meet the U.S. congressman who requested a formal vote to delay the coronavirus bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Representative Thomas Massie enraged President Donald Trump and leaders of Congress by trying to delay a planned Friday voice vote on a $2.2 trillion coronavirus economic rescue plan, drawing calls from the White House to throw him out of the Republican Party. Even before the 49-year-old drew Trump’s ire on Twitter, […]

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House aims to push through $2 trillion coronavirus bill as Trump targets holdout

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Armed with hand sanitizer and discouraged from using elevators, members of the U.S. House of Representatives convened on Friday to quickly pass a sweeping $2.2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill as President Donald Trump criticized a Republican lawmaker who threatened to delay passage. Leadership of the Democratic-controlled chamber and top Republicans aimed to […]

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