The White House and congressional Democrats have again failed to agree on a new pandemic relief package. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer met with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House Chief of Staff Mark…
By Associated Press
In a news conference Friday House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she offered a major concession to Republicans in a last-ditch effort to revive collapsing virus aid negotiations.
At a news conference Thursday morning, Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., staked out a firm position to extend financial assistance to unemployed Americans.
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
Progress is coming slowly as lawmakers craft another major response to the coronavirus pandemic. Negotiators on the huge relief bill met Monday in the Capitol as issues like food for the poor and aid to schools moved to the forefront.
GOP senators and Trump are at odds over priorities, and Democrats say the Republican plans are not nearly enough to stem the health crisis, reopen schools and extend aid to jobless Americans.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer slammed his Republican counterpart Sen. Mitch McConnell, along with President Donald Trump over the new virus aid package that is stalled in the GOP-led Senate.
Democratic Sen. Minority Leader Chuck Schumer slammed President Donald Trump over his response to the coronavirus pandemic following a Senate hearing that featured top health officials, including Dr. Anthony Fauci, and CDC Director Robert Redfield.
By Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
As Congress prepares to partially return next week, the legislative branch will be a changed place, after all but shuttering for more than a month amid the virus outbreak.
Although the House has decided it's not safe for members to return to the Capitol at this stage of the pandemic, the Senate will resume work next week. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York, whose state has suffered…
By Andrew Taylor, Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
The coronavirus aid package flew through the Senate on Tuesday after Congress and the White House reached a deal to replenish a small-business payroll fund and provided new money for hospitals and testing.
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