The United States Senate adjourned on Thursday, allowing members a three-day weekend despite the fact enhanced unemployment has expired and there has been no deal reached on the next round of COVID-19 stimulus.
The decision to leave Washington, DC for the weekend comes the same day the federal government reported over 1 million Americans have filed new unemployment claims -- for the 20th week in a row.
The Senate is adjourned till Monday afternoon, with no deal on a new COVID rescue. McConnell cancelled August reces… https://t.co/k3AJL51kJu— Michael McAuliff (@Michael McAuliff)1596751964.0
Senate just adjourned for the day and the week as COVID-19 relief talks continue in House Speaker's office. Senate… https://t.co/TUfzG9OAvZ— Craig Caplan (@Craig Caplan)1596751492.0