1. Negotiators Strike Deal on Massive Coronavirus Rescue Package

    Negotiators Strike Deal on Massive Coronavirus Rescue Package

    Senate leaders and the Trump administration clinched a bipartisan deal early Wednesday morning on a nearly $2 trillion emergency relief package in response to the coronavirus pandemic, a move intended to assist businesses and millions of Americans amid an unprecedented halt in the U.S. economy.

    The announcement, which came around 1 a.m., capped five days of tense, marathon talks between senators and the White House. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell vowed that the Senate will pass the bill later Wednesday, while House leaders are eyeing an expedited process to get the massive emergency package to President Donald Trump’s desk for signature before the end of the week.

    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin ...

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    1. There are issues that remain to be discussed between Republicans, Democrats, the administration.
    2. I'm hopeful we can get this right in the next several hours, so that Congress can be in a position to be able to act today.
    3. Congress must approve the deal, without all of the nonsense, today. The longer it takes, the harder it will be to start up our economy. Our workers will be hurt!