Kudlow says White House holding informal talks with lawmakers on next steps in coronavirus relief
Larry Kudlow, director of the U.S. National Economic Council, speaks to members of the media in Washington, D.C., on Friday, May 8, 2020.
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White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow said on Sunday that the Trump administration is in informal talks with U.S. lawmakers from both parties regarding the next coronavirus relief package.
The White House has halted formal negotiations with Congress until late May or early June as it waits for more information about how state re-openings and the previous round of relief impact the economy.
“It’s not that we’re not talking. We are. It’s just informal at this stage,” Kudlow, the director of the White House’s National Economic Council, said on ABC’s “This Week.”
Senate Democrats and Republicans have a conference call scheduled on Monday with Kudlow and White House economic advisor Kevin …continued .
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