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Ron Johnson to Force Reading of 600-Page COVID Relief Bill to Delay Vote

Added 03-03-21 05:04:03pm EST - “It could potentially delay the vote by as much as 10 hours.” - Nationalreview.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Nationalreview.com: “Ron Johnson to Force Reading of 600-Page COVID Relief Bill to Delay Vote | National Review”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

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Senator Ron Johnson (R., Wisc.) reportedly plans to force Senate clerks to read out the entire $1.9 trillion COVID-relief bill on the Senate floor, potentially delaying the vote by as much as 10 hours.

Johnson told News/ Talk 1130, a local radio station in Wisconsin, that he plans to “make them read their 600-700 page bill” to ensure “Every member of the Senate has time to read” the bill and “highlight that this is not relief and that it’s a Democratic boondoggle.”

The delay will come in addition to the 20 hours of debate time already scheduled for the legislation.

Unanimous consent from all 100 senators is needed to waive a read-out on the Senate floor — most bills bypass a reading by unanimous consent in order to save time. 

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