McConnell hopeful of Democrats' support for Puerto Rico debt bill

Reuters News
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Posted: Jun 28, 2016 2:25 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday said he was optimistic that a Puerto Rico debt relief bill will get enough Democratic support to advance the measure this week.

McConnell, a Republican, said the procedural vote on limiting debate on the legislation is expected on Wednesday morning.

(Reporting by David Morgan)