Bipartisan group to release Covid relief bill as Congress faces pressure to send help
Representative Josh Gottheimer, a Democrat from New Jersey, center, speaks during a news conference with the Problem Solvers Caucus outside the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020.
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Congress faces more pressure than ever this week to pass another coronavirus relief bill.
Lawmakers’ ability to break a longstanding logjam and send more help will play a massive role in how much more the crisis ravages Americans’ health and wallets.
Congressional leaders aim to approve both pandemic aid and a spending package before government funding lapses Saturday. Republicans and Democrats still need to strike a deal on both fronts with only days to spare before millions would face eviction or the loss of unemployment benefits.
A bipartisan group hopes to spur movement toward legislation that can get through the GOP-controlled Senate and Democratic-held …continued .
[Source: CNBC News]