WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate is expected to pass a resolution Tuesday afternoon that would undo the extended federal regulation requiring face masks on planes, trains, subways and other modes of public transportation, according to a Senate leadership aide and Sen. John Thune, R-S.D. The measure would still need approval in the House, where its unclear whether House Speaker Nancy Pelosi would allow a vote. The resolution, which is being considered under the Congressional Review Act, only needs a simple majority to pass the Senate and is not subject to the 60-vote filibuster. Last week, the administration extended the requirement for face masks on planes and other forms of public transportation through April 18. The administration said at the tim . . . read the full article here.
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DATE: Tuesday, April 18, Last week
NORP: American, Americans, Democrats, Republicans
TIME: afternoon, five hour
CARDINAL: 60, one