A New Coronavirus Relief Deal Is Finally Gaining Momentum In Congress
WASHINGTON ― After months of little to no movement, Congress is finally making strides toward another coronavirus relief package ― and all it took was Democrats embracing half of a deal that was already on the table.
As lawmakers prepare to adjourn this month, party leaders on both sides of the aisle are signaling optimism about reaching a compromise they’ve struggled with since before expanded unemployment benefits ended in July.
“There is momentum,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Friday at a news conference, calling any bill passed “just a start” and expressing confidence about further legislative action under President-elect Joe Biden’s administration next year.
Pelosi said she spoke to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Thursday, noting they both agreed on the path ahead. That path seems to involve …continued .
[Source: Huffington Post]