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Appropriators face busy summer following COVID-19 delays

CQ Budget, Ep. 159

Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., arrives for the Senate Republicans’ weekly lunch on Tuesday, June, 9, 2020.  (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., arrives for the Senate Republicans’ weekly lunch on Tuesday, June, 9, 2020. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) (CQ Roll Call)

The annual appropriations process is starting later than normal this year due to coronavirus-related delays.

CQ Roll Call’s David Lerman and Jennifer Shutt discuss what could trip up lawmakers as they begin debate on nearly $1.4 trillion in spending.

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