Members of Congress are discussing a possible fourth coronavirus relief bill. Talks about the potential legislation have been circulating over the course of the past week.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has urged House Speaker Nancy Pelosi not to propose another coronavirus relief bill.
According to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, the Democrat-led impeachment push “diverted the attention of the government” from the risk of coronavirus.
President Trump signed the $2 trillion economic stimulus package on Friday after it cleared both the House and Senate this week. He also directed General Motors to speed up ventilator production under the Defense Production Act.
The White House and leaders of the Senate have struck a deal on a third major coronavirus stimulus initiative. On Wednesday morning, the Senate agreed on a $2 trillion package meant to bolster the economy during the ongoing pandemic.
A sour relationship between the Republican and Democrat heads of the Senate is threatening to tank the third virus stimulus bill. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell highlighted some of the hallmarks of the Republican-led proposal during a speech on the Senate floor Thursday.