With providers struggling to find workers and parents struggling to find providers, two senators are out with a scaled-back proposal they hope can pass.
Up to 140 million Americans have been infected with the coronavirus since the pandemic began, and many have suffered symptoms weeks or months later.
“Trying to minimize a person because she happens to be a woman of color ― I don’t see that as much of a strategy," Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) said.
The senators observed nearly nine minutes of silence to honor George Floyd and others killed by police brutality.
Democratic Senators held a moment of silence in the U.S. Capitol’s Emancipation Hall to honor George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor.
President Donald Trump is almost certain to veto the measure, however.
President Donald Trump is expected to veto the measure, however.
The war powers resolution approved Thursday, however, is unlikely to tie President Donald Trump's hands.
Ironically, lawmakers are more hesitant to exercise their constitutional prerogatives when the threat of war is greatest.
After threatening a key defense bill, senators are slated to vote on an amendment to rein in the president’s ability to initiate military action.