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Trump put pressure on negotiators for both sides, urging Republicans to “go for the much higher numbers.”
Despite a push from President Donald Trump for lawmakers to explore a coronavirus aid package that would include a second round of stimulus checks, members of Congress left Washington for the weekend no closer to an agreement.
After weeks of stalled negotiations on a new stimulus relief bill, Democratic and Republican leaders both expressed a willingness to work together again but they are still hundreds of billions of dollars apart from each other and from the White House, on their respective stimulus measures.
After President Trump spoke out Wednesday in support of stimulus checks, the door opened on the possibility of an aid package being approved before November 3.
ZANESVILLE, Ohio (WJW) — Vice President Mike Pence went one-on-one with FOX 8’s Dave Nethers after speaking to hundreds of supporters at the Muskingum County Fairgrounds on Wednesday. Touted as a “Workers for Trump” rally, Pence acknowledged that “the road to victory goes right through Ohio.” He insisted that his supporters vow “here and now” […]
Trump addressed the return of Big Ten football, responded to mask recommendations made by CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield, and gave updates on COVID-19 vaccine timeline and coronavirus stimulus.
After calling Democrats “heartless” for not supporting previous plans, Trump tweeted, “Go for the much higher numbers, Republicans, it all comes back to the USA anyway (one way or another!).”
Second stimulus checks: Democratic leadership rejects bipartisan proposal with $1,200 direct payments
A set of powerful Democratic committee chairs swung against the proposal that includes $1,200 checks saying it “leaves too many needs unmet”
A group of bipartisan lawmakers released a $1.5 trillion coronavirus aid proposal that includes a second round of $1,200 direct payments to Americans.
Despite the fact both sides of the aisle have voiced support for another round of $1,200 direct payments as part of a relief package, it doesn’t appear lawmakers will be able to deliver them during election-season political combat.
The temporary $300-a-week unemployment insurance boost implemented by President Donald Trump amid the coronavirus pandemic is set to end.