Senators Hold Press Conference Calling For Congress To Work Through August Recess

In a release received earlier this morning:

U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA), Steve Daines (R-MT), John Kennedy (R-LA), Mike Lee (R-UT), Mike Rounds (R-SD), and Luther Strange (R-AL) will hold a press conference on their effort to cancel or truncate the Senate’s scheduled August state work period if meaningful progress has not been made on the following five priorities: fixing health care, funding the government, dealing with the debt ceiling, passing a budget resolution, and improving our tax code.

Tuesday, July 11

12:00 p.m. ET

U.S. Senate Press Gallery

S-316 of the U.S. Capitol

View livestream on Senator Perdue’s YouTube channel here.

** U.S. Senate Radio and Television Correspondents Gallery credentials are required to attend this event. Please RSVP to[email protected].

In case you missed it: The senators outlined their request in a letter sent to Leader McConnell on Friday, June 30. Senator Perdue also wrote an op-ed on the need to cancel August recess in the Daily Signal.


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