House postpones votes due to Hurricane Irma

Congressmen leave the House of Representatives following the week’s final votes, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, April 4, 2014. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

WASHINGTON D.C. (WTNH)– The fall out of Hurricane Irma is being felt on Capitol Hill on Monday.

There will be no votes taken in the House of Representatives Monday, September 11th. This is because so many lawmakers from Florida and Georgia are not able to get back to Washington D.C. in time.

Related: Now a tropical storm, Irma hits Florida with wind, flooding

Those votes will be cast instead on Tuesday night.

The Senate has not postponed any of its scheduled business at this time.

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