McConnell, Pelosi Decline Rapid Coronavirus Testing for Congress

Senate and House leaders tell Trump administration that ‘Congress wants to keep directing resources to the front-line facilities’

香蕉视频苹果下载WASHINGTON—The two top leaders in Congress declined a Trump administration offer to send rapid-result coronavirus tests to Capitol Hill, which lacks the equipment to test lawmakers when they return to work next week.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D. Calif.) in a joint statement said the tests are needed at medical facilities that are treating people who have contracted Covid-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus.