Candidates scramble as McConnell truncates August recess
07 June, 2018, 02:46 | Author: Sheila Harris
"Thank God for Leader McConnell's decision to cancel August recess", Sen.
McConnell also said Tuesday that he wants to pass as many annual spending bills as possible before the September 30 end of the federal fiscal year.
"Due to the historic obstruction by Senate Democrats of the president's nominees and the goal of passing appropriations bills prior to the end of the fiscal year, the August recess has been canceled", McConnell said.
More information as it develops... But that's a far cry from the full-month break senators were expecting.
"Well, as you just heard from the majority leader, we're going to be spending a considerable amount of time here in August", Schumer said during a press conference Tuesday.
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The additional workweeks in August mean that endangered Democratic senators on the ballot this year will face a dilemma: stay in Washington, attend to Senate business during time they could otherwise use to campaign back home, or remain in their states and face criticism that they are shirking their responsibilities.
"I hope we'll get greater cooperation, but everybody should anticipate that we will be here", he told reporters.
"We have a lot of important work to do", McConnell said after the lunch.
Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii), who is up for re-election in November, blasted McConnell in a statement Tuesday.
Hirono also objected to McConnell's charges of obstructionism against Trump nominees, saying, "If anything, there have been more confirmations fast-tracked to lifetime appointments to the judiciary, appointments of people who fit the ideological, conservative, right-wing Federalist Society perspective that Trump wants to put on the judiciary for lifetime appointments".
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