Senate Delays Recess to Work on Healthcare Law

For Immediate Release, Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Contacts: Don Stewart, David Popp 202-224-2979

Robert Steurer, Stephanie Penn 202-224-8288

 

McConnell Statement on August Recess, Democrats’ Obstruction

‘In order to provide more time to complete action on important legislative items and process nominees that have been stalled by a lack of cooperation from our friends across the aisle, the Senate will delay the start of the August recess until the third week of August.’

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) made the following announcement Tuesday about the Senate’s August recess:

“Once the Senate completes its work on health care reform, we will turn to other important issues including the National Defense Authorization Act and the backlog of critical nominations that have been mindlessly stalled by Democrats.

“In order to provide more time to complete action on important legislative items and process nominees that have been stalled by a lack of cooperation from our friends across the aisle, the Senate will delay the start of the August recess until the third week of August.”

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