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Trump Casts Doubt on Stimulus Deal as Republicans Resist a Possible Compromise

NYTimes.com Wednesday, 21 October 2020
Even as Nancy Pelosi and Steven Mnuchin continued to narrow their differences, the president said Democrats were holding out for too much, suggesting he was preparing to blame them for the demise of a deal.
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