Lawmakers on Capitol Hill remain divided over the contents of the next economic stimulus package.
White House Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow has said he believes a stimulus deal is still on the table. During a recent interview, Kudlow voiced his optimism for a stimulus package getting through Congress.
The White House remains confident about the strength of the economy, despite the President’s recent COVID diagnosis. On Friday, economic adviser Larry Kudlow stated business in government will continue.
The top House Democrat expressed optimism after jump starting stimulus talks with the White House this week. Speaker Nancy Pelosi came off an hour-long phone call with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin Tuesday with an updated timeline. She said she hopes a new deal will be struck in the next few days.
Recent polls show the economy is a top issue for voters across the nation ahead of Election Day. The countdown is on for President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden to face off in the first of three presidential debates.