Fauci says 'virus will continue to mutate' as Democrats aim to fast-track Covid relief plan – live

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7.21pm GMT

The back and forth continues. Congresswoman Cori Bush’s office just passed along a statement of her account of her last incident with Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene that’s pushed Bush to move offices.

NEW statement from Rep. Cori Bush. She plans to go on MSNBC’s ReidOut tonight at 7 p.m. pic.twitter.com/BnmxK1yOp0

7.17pm GMT

On his way to Walter Reed National Military Center just a little while ago Joe Biden briefly took questions from the press. He was asked about passing a Covid relief bill through reconciliation, a legislative tool for budgetary matters.

Biden didn’t directly answer the question but his comment was still revealing: “I support passing Covid relief with Republicans if we can get it but Covid relief has to pass. There are no ifs, ands or buts.”

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