Articles Tagged 'stimulus bill'
Pelosi gives White House 48 hours to reach coronavirus stimulus deal before election
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has called on the Trump administration to reconcile remaining disputes on coronavirus stimulus legislation within 48 hours as lawmakers attempt to… READ MORE
Pelosi bristles at Wolf Blitzer for bringing up Democratic demands for her to take deal on pandemic relief
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi got angry with CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer on Tuesday when he presented her with Democratic demands for her to accept a… READ MORE
POLITICS House Democrats prepare new $2.4 trillion stimulus plan with unemployment aid, direct payments
House Democrats are preparing a new, smaller coronavirus relief package expected to cost about $2.4 trillion as they try to forge ahead with talks with… READ MORE
GOP sees pressure on Pelosi as key to pandemic relief deal
Senate Republicans see putting pressure on Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) as the key to getting a deal on a coronavirus relief bill before the election and… READ MORE
McConnell seeks to protect vulnerable Republicans with COVID-19 vote
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is hoping to give vulnerable GOP colleagues political cover by voting as soon as next week on a pared-down… READ MORE
Senate GOP ‘goal’ is to vote next week on ‘targeted’ coronavirus relief bill
Senate Republican leaders hope to vote next week on what they are calling a “focused” and “targeted” coronavirus relief bill, setting up what they hope… READ MORE
Unemployment benefits to expire as coronavirus talks deadlock
Enhanced unemployment benefits are set to expire as congressional negotiators are deadlocked over a coronavirus relief deal.
The additional $600 a week in unemployment insurance… READ MORE
Liability shield fight threatens to blow up relief talks
A sharp disagreement over whether to provide coronavirus liability protections to businesses, schools and other organizations has quickly emerged as one of the biggest obstacles… READ MORE
GOP under mounting pressure to strike virus deal quickly
Republican lawmakers faced with slipping poll numbers and economic indicators acknowledge they are under pressure to reach a quick deal with Democrats on a new… READ MORE
Congress set for bipartisan coronavirus talks as clock ticks
Lawmakers are preparing to start bipartisan negotiations over a fifth coronavirus package as the talks threaten to cut into the August recess.
House Democratic leaders… READ MORE