May 10, 2017

Comey turmoil postpones Senate health care markup

Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP

The Senate HELP Committee called off a health care markup this morning after Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer asked all Democrats to be in the Senate chamber at 9:30 a.m. to protest President Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey.

The committee said it will reschedule the meeting, where senators were set to approve a bill to reauthorize the user fees that help fund the Food and Drug Administration.

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