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Sen. Ron Johnson wants 700-page bill to be read aloud

COVID Relief bill vote could happen Thursday
Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson tests positive for COVID-19
Posted at 6:15 AM, Mar 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-04 10:54:17-05

(NBC NEWS/NBC 26) — A $1.9 trillion dollar COVID relief bill could be voted on by the Senate as early as Thursday. But the debate could be delayed according to NBC News.

The Senate debate on the bill is expected to be delayed by about 10 hours. Republican Senator Ron Johnson of Wisconsin posting to Twitter he wants the 700-page bill to be read adding he will offer amendments, but says the majority of the bill doesn't have to do with COVID.

After the bill is read, the debate will last 20 hours which could push the vote into this weekend.