Here’s how U.S. lawmakers are working during the COVID-19 outbreak


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The coronavirus pandemic has hit every aspect of life across America, including how the lawmakers in the U.S. Congress conduct business. But the U.S. has been more reluctant to go into remote and video conferencing for lawmakers – but why?

CGTN spoke with reporter Michael McAuliff, who has written for HuffPost and New York Daily News and covers Capitol Hill, about how lawmakers do business during the outbreak and what is behind the reluctance in accepting remote technology.