Democrats may try to pass Biden’s COVID bill with majority vote: Schumer

"Одна законченная результативная задача стоит полусотни полузаконченных задач." Малкольм Форбс ©
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said on Monday that Democrats may try to pass much of President Joe Biden’s coronavirus relief bill using a process that would bypass a Republican filibuster and could pass with a majority vote. Biden wants Congress to pass a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief proposal, but many Republicans have balked at the price tag. The Senate is split 50-50 between Democrats and Republicans, with Democratic Vice President Kamala Harris holding the tie-breaking vote. Sixty votes are needed to overcome a procedural hurdle known as a filibuster to p…

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