Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer recently took aim at Senate Republicans by accusing the GOP of “inaction.” In a statement Thursday, Schumer called on Republican leaders to “stop sitting on their hands” and implement additional coronavirus relief measures.
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White House economic adviser Kevin Hassett said there will likely be a fourth round of coronavirus stimulus legislation. In an interview Friday, he said relief will likely come “sooner rather than later” though timing is still up in the air.
There is growing criticism over the latest coronavirus stimulus package, even after it passed the House in a 208-199 vote. The Senate and President Trump have denounced the legislation and have called it a “Democrat wish list.” One America’s Stephanie Myers spoke with the president of the National Right to Work Committee, Mark Mix, who explained why Americans should be concerned over some of the provisions.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi appeared to have a change a heart on her sense of urgency to pass coronavirus relief legislation. During an interview Sunday, she urged the Senate to pass the $3 trillion relief bill approved by the House Friday despite Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConell describing the bill as “dead on arrival.”
On Friday, the House approved the $3 trillion coronavirus relief package. The Democrat led chamber made the decision to approve the HEROES Act in a 208 to 199 vote, which ran largely along party lines.
The Trump administration is rejecting the $3 trillion ideological “wishlist” in the Democrat-proposed coronavirus relief package.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi recently justified her new $3 trillion coronavirus stimulus package by saying the “American people are worth it.”