Schumer: Vote on Budget To Pave Way for COVID-19 Aid Possible Next Week

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer said he informed Democratic senators Tuesday that a vote on a budget resolution, a possible first step toward passing another round of coronavirus relief using a procedural tool called “reconciliation,” could come as early as next week.

“I informed senators to be prepared, that a vote on a budget resolution could come as early as next week,” Schumer told a press conference.

(Reporting by Susan Cornwell; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)