Tensions over the vacant seat on the Supreme Court have continued to grow on Capitol Hill. On Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell slammed Chuck Schumer by saying the New York senator was “uniquely non-credible” when it came to the Senate’s role in a judicial confirmations.
The stalemate in Congress has continued and officials appear to be losing hope for a new coronavirus stimulus package before the November elections.
Tensions rose this week between the White House and congressional Democrats amid stalled coronavirus aid talks. President Trump slammed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Twitter.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell confirmed the Senate will hold a procedural vote Thursday on a GOP drafted coronavirus relief bill.
White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow said approving more coronavirus stimulus is not necessary, but would be helpful to the economy. While speaking to reporters Tuesday, he advised Democrats to support the Senate’s “targeted” stimulus deal.