House Republicans had set their ‘commitment to America’ on September 19, but have now been pushed back several days due to Queen Elizabeth’s funeral.
First on Fox Fox News has learned that House Republicans have decided to delay the formal rollout of their agenda for this fall’s election so it won’t conflict with Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral on Monday, Sept.
House Republicans set a “Commitment to America” event in western Pennsylvania on September 19.
But the Queen’s funeral will undoubtedly consume nearly every cubic centimeter of news oxygen that day.
Queen Elizabeth II, surrounded by family, died on Thursday at the age of 96. She was the longest-reigning monarch in British history and the second longest-reigning monarch in the history of the world.
King Charles III receives the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace in London
Photo Gallery: Queen Elizabeth’s Coffin Tour of London
Hundreds of thousands of mourners are expected to record their past and pay tribute to the Queen ahead of the official funeral on Monday. His coffin arrived at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday after starting a journey from St Giles’ Cathedral in Scotland.
Fox News has been told that House Republicans will now roll out their formal agenda on September 23.
Fox News’ Landon Meon contributed to this report.
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