Republican Senator Joni Ernst of Iowa says a pandemic relief package is an immediate priority for the Republican-led senate yet this year.
OC……..relief bill done.:15
It’s unclear how large a relief package might be.
Senate Republicans opposed the one-point-eight trillion dollar spending level the White House and House Democratic leaders were discussing before the election.
Ernst’s fellow Republicans re-elected her vice chair of the Republican Conference in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday:
So far, a record 14 Republican women have been confirmed the winners of races for seats in the U.S. House.
Four others — including Republican Mariannette Miller-Meeks of Ottumwa — are waiting for their House races to be called.
Ernst won re-election to a second term in the U.S. Senate by a nearly seven point margin.