JUST IN: Pelosi Pushes Ahead With Minimum Wage Hike in Covid Relief Bill, Despite ‘Disappointing’ Senate Reconciliation Ruling

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Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) announced that she will push ahead with a planned vote on Friday to pass President Joe Biden’s Covid relief bill —with the provision to raise the federal minimum wage to $15/hour included.

Her statement came less than an hour after the the Senate Parliamentarian ruled that the wage hike would not qualify to be passed by Senate budget reconciliation rules, which only requires a bare majority to pass that
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