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“I’m back in Washington today, I’m watching the Senate work. I think the House needs to work… Republicans laid out today a plan, [a] four-phase plan [of] how Congress can work…

“Republicans have a plan to get us back to work, and the first phase is let’s get our committees back. We don’t have to have all of the committees at once, but let’s work on the bills that are most needed. That’s about funding, that’s about national defense, our water resources…

“[These]¬†bills are… not partisan, but bipartisan and bicameral… They are needed essential bills.¬†

“Once we pass those, you can bring Congress back to vote and we change our voting structure. It’s a longer vote… not everybody is on the floor at once. We can put plexiglass up, much like grocery stores in the areas that are congested. These are the ways that we can make congress actually work because I believe we are essential instead of staying home…

“As we open up we have to be prepared for any flare-up, and that’s how you deal with it [by] having machine [testing] here. Limit the number of staff, the press and others, and inside the committee rooms you can test… Maybe it would keep us safer and keep the essential work of Congress going instead of staying home.”