Some Democrats urge Nancy Pelosi to accept White House’s $1.8 trillion stimulus offer

  • Some Democrats are urging Speaker Nancy Pelosi to take the White House’s $1.8 trillion stimulus deal.
  • “We’re not that far apart and the last few things should be negotiated — we should be able to get something done,” Rep. Ro Khanna of California said in an interview.
  • Khanna and Andrew Yang are among the few Democrats who have called for Pelosi to take the deal to try to get federal relief out the door quickly.
  • But others say Senate Republicans pose a significant hurdle to a deal.
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The Trump administration on Friday made a $1.8 trillion stimulus offer to Democrats that contained another round of direct payments and $400 weekly federal unemployment benefits, among other measures. It was swiftly rejected and Speaker Nancy Pelosi has repeatedly blasted the administration’s plan as…

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