Sen. Ron Johnson has examined constructive for the coronavirus, marking the third Senate Republican to check constructive for the lethal illness in 24 hours.
The development narrows Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s majority considerably, trimming three votes off his 53-member caucus. The Senate is at the moment scheduled to come back to Washington on Monday to begin voting by judicial nominees and McConnell has but to signal whether or not he’s rethinking that move as the pandemic hits his caucus.
Though Johnson (R-Wis.) had quarantined for 2 weeks after publicity to somebody who examined constructive, he was once more uncovered to coronavirus after his quarantine ended and he returned to Washington. He examined constructive on Friday, his workplace said on Saturday.