President Donald Trump’s most powerful Senate ally is pressing the White House not to move ahead on a coronavirus pandemic relief package.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he'll schedule a vote if House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the Trump administration are able to seal an agreement on a huge COVID-19 relief bill.
President Trump hinted he might intervene if Republican senators don't support a second coronavirus stimulus package worth trillions of dollars, during an interview with Charles Benson of WTMJ4 Milwaukee on Saturday.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday rejected a coronavirus relief deal that costs more than $1.8 trillion, hours after President Trump indicated he was "absolutely" willing to raise his spending offer.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says that he’s scheduling a procedural vote on a GOP COVID-19 relief bill for next week.
California is seeking to ensure that residents receive their $1,200 economic impact payments – even if they are incarcerated.
The White House is boosting its offer in up-and-down COVID-19 aid talks in hopes of an agreement before Election Day. A GOP aide familiar with the new offer said it is about $1.8 trillion.
The White House is boosting its offer in up-and-down COVID-19 aid talks Friday in hopes of an agreement before Election Day.
President Trump on Tuesday said he would sign off on specific coronavirus relief measures aimed at helping the airlines and small businesses.
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell warned that a recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic recession could falter unless the federal government supplies additional stimulus relief.
President Donald Trump says he has instructed aides to stop negotiating on another round of COVID-19 relief until after the election.
Democrats controlling the House narrowly passed a $2.2 trillion COVID-19 relief bill Thursday night, a move that came as top-level talks on a smaller, potentially bipartisan measure dragged on toward an uncertain finish. An air of pessimism has largely taken over the Capitol.
The Treasury Secretary says a potential coronavirus relief package will include another round of checks for Americans.
The face-to-face meeting on Wednesday was a last-ditch effort to seal a tentative accord on an additional round of coronavirus relief before Election Day.
The latest Democratic measure would revive a $600-per-week pandemic jobless benefit and send a second round of $1,200 direct payments to most individuals.
Cuban tweeted that 128 million households in the country should be given $1,000 every two weeks for the next two months with a stipulation that they spend the money in 10 days or lose the money.
On Friday, the IRS announced that it will mail letters to people who did not file a return for either 2018 or 2019, but still may qualify for an Economic Impact Payment.
President Donald Trump says Republicans should increase their offer for a coronavirus relief bill. But his allies in Congress aren't so sure.
The 52-47 vote fell well short of what was needed to overcome a filibuster and seems likely to end hopes for coronavirus relief before the November election.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the Senate will vote on a trimmed-down Republican coronavirus relief package, though it only has a slim chance of passage in the face of Democrats’ insistence for more sweeping aid.