Here we go again with the stimulus bill talks.
Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY), the New York lawmaker who leads the Senate Democrat minority, said on Thursday that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) agreed last night to restart talks on a coronavirus relief bill.
“Last night, they’ve agreed to sit down and the staffs are going to sit down today or tomorrow to try to begin to see if we can get a real good Covid [Chinese coronavirus] relief bill,” Schumer said during a press conference in New York. “So, there’s been a little bit of a breakthrough in that McConnell’s folks are finally sitting down and talking to us.”
Democrats successfully blocked the chances for a stimulus bill prior to the election, hoping a weakening economy would hurt Trump. None of the Democrat leadership on Capitol Hill wanted Trump to be able to point to a legislative accomplishment or an