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U.S. Sens. McConnell, Reid Blame Each Others’ Political Parties For Zika Funding Stalemate

Roll Call: Standoff Over Zika Spending Arrives at Convention
“The blame game over stalled Zika funding made its way to the Republican National Convention on Tuesday night, as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell faulted ‘Clinton Democrats’ for blocking action. … Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada responded Tuesday by blaming Republicans for not passing a funding package that would send extra money to fight Zika…” (Mejdrich, 7/20).