McConnell Preps New Skinny Stimulus Bill With Skinny Checks


It’s an itty bitty bill with itty bitty checks.
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COVID-19 stimulus negotiations between Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi continue to drag on in what sounds like an atmosphere of going-through-the-motions. As The Hill reports, at the current pace even if they are making progress nothing will be resolved by Election Day:

The top negotiators fighting for a deal on emergency coronavirus relief spoke again on Wednesday as they face increasingly dismal odds to secure an agreement before Election Day.

The hourlong phone call between Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin was a “productive” one, according to Pelosi spokesman…

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