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US: Senate votes 65 to 34 to pass bipartisan gun control package

Washington, June 23 (UNI) The United States Senate voted 65 to 34 to end a Republican-led filibuster on the gun reform package, thereby clearing another important hurdle, with final Senate passage coming as early as later Thursday, Daily Mail reported.
Senators were working on an agreement that would allow them to expedite the process and schedule a final vote on Thursday night instead of waiting the obligatory 30 hours after a filibuster vote, so that the House can pick up the package and pass it by the end of the week.
President Joe Biden said Monday he was ready to sign the gun bill, but he's flying to Germany and then onto Spain Saturday morning for G7 and NATO meetings, so it's unclear if he'll have time to sign the legislation before departing.
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