Sanders comments Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press” follow word that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is seriously discussing whether to bring back lawmakers early from recess, according to a Democratic aide.
Senators must pressure Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to do likewise, Sanders said.
Trump’s move to undermine the Postal Service is part of a broader goal of voter suppression, said Sanders, an independent from Vermont. He said Trump, who’s trailing in nationwide and battleground-state polls, believes that lower turnout will help his re-election prospects.
Pelosi, who’s been lobbied by some House Democrats to act, discussed the possibility of returning to Washington soon to take legislative action during a call with other members of leadership Saturday evening, said the aide, who declined to be identified because the information isn’t yet public.
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