Senate Majority Leader

(R-Ky.) signaled Thursday that the Senate GOP's decision to pause before starting work on another coronavirus relief bill could be nearing an end. 

"I think there's a high likelihood that we'll do another rescue package. ... We're not quite ready to intelligently lay down the next step, but it's not too far off," McConnell said during an interview with Fox News. 

"We need to work smart here, help the people who are desperately in need, try to save as many jobs as possible and begin to open up the states, which are decisions by the governors," McConnell added. 

McConnell's remarks come

for the Senate to pass another coronavirus bill, which would be the fifth piece of legislation passed by Congress to address the fallout from the pandemic, by the end of the June. 

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