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U.S. House will not return next week after all, due to coronavirus risk

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Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives will not return to Washington next week as planned, due to the continuing risk of coronavirus infection, Democratic leaders said on Tuesday, in a reversal of plans outlined only a day earlier.
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Published on April 28, 2020 -  00:32
U.S. House Will Not Return Next Week Due To "Risk" Of Coronavirus
Members of the U.S. House of Representatives will not return to Washington next week as planned. A top House Democrat said the decision was made due to the continuing risk of coronavirus infection. According to Reuters, the move is a stark reversal of plans outlined just one day earlier. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said he made the decision after discussing the risks with the official House physician. “The House’s physician’s view was that there was a risk to members that we would not recommend taking.” Steny Hoyer The decision comes as more and more states are pushing to re-open businesses and put people back to work.

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