PG&E workers repair power lines destroyed by the Camp fire in November. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

In an effort to shield itself from billions of dollars in potential liability costs for its role in California's deadly wildfires, utility company PG&E is considering filing for bankruptcy protection for parts or all of its business, Reuters reports.

Background: The company's equipment was linked to 17 wildfires in 2017, and PG&E has been in crisis mode since it disclosed an outage minutes before last year's Camp fire began. PG&E said on Friday that it's shaking up its board of directors and is reportedly looking to sell its natural gas division to raise cash, according to NPR. With Friday's losses, PG&E's share price has dropped 60% since the Camp fire broke out. A spokesperson told Axios that PG&E "does not comment on market rumor or speculation."

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House will not hold votes until Sept. 14 unless stimulus deal is reached

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House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.0 announced Monday that the House will not hold any floor votes until Sept. 14, though members will remain on 24-hour notice to return to Washington in case a deal on coronavirus stimulus is reached.

Why it matters: Democrats and the Trump administration remain deadlocked and have not met since negotiations broke down without a deal on Friday.

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Trump says he'll accept nomination at White House or Gettysburg

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President Trump tweeted Monday that he'll deliver his speech accepting the Republican nomination for president at either the Gettysburg battlefield in Pennsylvania or at the White House.

The state of play: Republican National Convention planners are looking for a new venue for the president to deliver his acceptance speech after convention events were canceled in Jacksonville, Fla., due to coronavirus concerns.