Senate Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry ReidWarren builds her brand with 2020 down the road 'Tuesday Group' turncoats must use recess to regroup on ObamaCare Dem senator says his party will restore 60-vote Supreme Court filibuster MORE (D-Nev.) warned senators Tuesday that they would be working through upcoming weekends in order to take off the week of Thanksgiving. [WATCH VIDEO]
“We’re going to try to take Thanksgiving week off and the weekend after, but we can’t do it if we’re held up on procedural matters,” Reid said. “We’re going to take off Veterans’ Day, but we’re going to be working weekends.”
The Senate is expected to complete work on ENDA this week, but Reid said Republicans should agree to yield back debate time to expedite the process. On Monday, the Senate voted 61-30 to end debate on a motion to proceed to the bill.
“We have a way of going forward on this. There is no need to eat up the whole 30 hours of debate,” Reid said. “It may impinge upon the holidays.”
Last Monday, Reid also warned that the Senate would work Fridays — which it rarely does — but then took last Friday off.