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U.S. Senate’s Schumer: vote on budget to pave way for COVID-19 aid possible next week

FILE PHOTO: US Capitol Senate Voting on coronavirus disease (COVID-19) aid package

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer said he informed Democratic senators Tuesday that a vote on a budget resolution, a possible first step toward passing another round of coronavirus relief using a procedural tool called “reconciliation,” could come as early as next week.

“I informed senators to be prepared, that a vote on a budget resolution could come as early as next week,” Schumer told a press conference.

(Reporting by Susan Cornwell; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

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