3 GOP Senators In Self-Quarantine Will Be Unable To Vote On Coronavirus Relief

In this image from video, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks on the Senate floor at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday. Paul announced Sunday that he had tested positive for the novel coronavirus. As Senate Republicans try to push through a $1.8 trillion coronavirus relief bill this week, they are doing so without a handful of votes in the closely divided chamber: Sens. Rand Paul, Mitt Romney and Mike Lee. That’s after Kentucky’s Sen. Paul, 57, revealed on Sunday that he had tested positive for the virus and Sens. Mitt Romney and Mike Lee, both of Utah, said they had recent contact with Paul, but showed no symptoms. All three are now in self-isolation. A statement from Romney’s office said: “He has no symptoms but will be tested.” In a separate statement, Lee said he also showed no symptoms or other risk factors and that he had […]

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