On Tuesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “All In,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) commented on the House not meeting until May 4 by stating that there is an urgency to pass another coronavirus bill, but they need “agreement on the part of the Republicans that it’s something the president will sign.”
Host Chris Hayes asked Pelosi about remote voting and House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer’s (D-MD) statement that, “absent an emergency,” the House won’t meet until May 4.
Pelosi responded, “Well, it is an emergency, but what the distinguished leader was referencing — in terms of urgency of passing a bill, we do think there is that urgency. But we have to get some agreement on the part of the Republicans that it’s something the president will sign. We need that signature after all.”
She further commented on the question of remote voting by stating that on Thursday, House Rules Committee Chairman Jim McGovern (D-MA) will issue a report on potential options for Congress.
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