House Republicans, White House Oppose Democrats' Coronavirus Bill

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Republican lawmakers plan to oppose Democrats' emergency aid package meant to combat the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak.
U.S. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) holds his weekly news conference in Washington, December 19, 2019. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters)

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R., Calif.) on Thursday told Republican lawmakers the party would oppose Democrats' emergency aid package meant to combat the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak.

"The legislation that Speaker Pelosi introduced at 11pm last night — written by her staff and her staff alone — and plans to vote on just 12 hours later is not only completely partisan. It is unworkable," McCarthy wrote on Twitter.

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