U.S. House not returning next week; Trump says Democrats on 'vacation'

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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, a reversal of plans outlined only a day earlier.

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Published on April 28, 2020 -  00:37
Trump: Dems 'enjoying' vacation, should come back
U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday blasted House Democrats after Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said the U.S. House will not return to Washington next week as planned citing health concerns amid a still-rising number of coronavirus cases in the nation's capital.

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United States House of Representatives

Lower house of the United States Congress
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Donald Trump

45th president of the United States
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Capital of the United States
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Major political party in the United States
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