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    Default Obama, Senate Democrats urge Zika funding vote as reserves run low

    David Morgan and Ayesha Rascoe
    Thu Aug 4, 2016

    President Barack Obama on Thursday said it was time for Congress to lay aside politics and to act to provide additional money to combat the Zika virus before government funding dries up.
    "Our experts at the CDC, the folks on the front lines have been doing their best in making due by moving funds from other areas, but now the money we need to fight Zika is rapidly running out," Obama said at a press conference at the Pentagon.
    He warned that development of a vaccine for the virus could be delayed if Congress does not provide any more money and urged Americans to contact lawmakers to pressure them to take up the issue.

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    Default Re: Obama, Senate Democrats urge Zika funding vote as reserves run low

    Discussion of political topics is not permitted on this forum, but I hope everyone knows (at least in the U.S.) what is holding up passage of this bill. It's not what they call a "clean" bill....
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