The US Senate will delay its summer break by two weeks to focus on breaking an impasse over health care reform and other pending work, its Republican leader said Tuesday.
This delay comes a day after getting a firm nudge from President Donald Trump to pass a health care reform bill.
I cannot imagine that Congress would dare to leave Washington without a beautiful new HealthCare bill fully approved and ready to go!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 10, 2017
Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell blamed what he called a lack of cooperation from Democrats as he announced the recess will now start in mid-August, rather than at the end of July.