President Trump has committed to additional funding for U.S. farmers, who were hit hard during the pandemic. During Thursday night’s campaign rally in Wisconsin, the President announced his administration will allocate another $13 billion in aid.
The stalemate in Congress has continued and officials appear to be losing hope for a new coronavirus stimulus package before the November elections.
Congress is back in session with no agreement in sight on a new coronavirus relief bill. With the general election on the horizon, lawmakers must rush to pass a legislation.
New York is considering raising taxes on wealthy residents should relief talks fail. Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) elaborated Tuesday by saying their were a combination of issues aiding in crippling New York City and a tax increase may be the last resort to alleviate the pressure.
The Senate reconvened Tuesday with coronavirus relief at the forefront of discussions. Both parties are in favor of sending out a second stimulus check to Americans, but disagree over the terms.