Coronavirus relief bill slows in U.S. Senate, talks continue
Monday, 23 March 2020 () The U.S. Senate's drive to pass a $1-trillion-plus coronavirus response bill remained stymied late on Sunday, as Democrats held out for more money to help state and local governments and hospitals, while Republicans urged quick action to give financial markets a sign of encouragement.
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy issued partisan barbs Thursday, one day before the chamber is expected to pass the estimated $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief bill that already cleared the Senate. Lisa Bernhard has more.
"Somebody who's making 12 bucks an hour, might be making a few bucks more for four months. Oh my word! Will the universe survive?" Sen. Bernie Sanders had some strong words for those of his colleagues..
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Friday warned that there will be “glitches” in the roll-out of the massive stimulus package that went into effect... FOXNews.com Also reported by •Reuters •CBS News