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McConnell Adjourns Senate until Nov. 9

The move means nonprofits won't see any COVID-19 aid until after the election

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday motioned for the Senate to adjourn until Nov. 9. The move shuts down the Senate from doing any legislative business, including reaching a deal on additional coronavirus aid, until after voters have cast their ballots, and it comes on the heels of Monday's 52-48 vote to confirm Judge Amy Barrett to the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS).

David Popp, a representative for McConnell, told Business Insider there was "nothing to add" to what he described as McConnell's "extensive remarks on the continued Democrat filibuster on COVID relief in the Senate."

Alex Nguyen, a representative for Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, referred Business Insider to a Saturday statement accusing Republicans of sidelining coronavirus talks while pushing forward with Barrett's confirmation process ahead of the election.

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