McConnell urges White House, Democrats to restart coronavirus relief negotiations
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican from Kentucky, wears a protective mask as he arrives at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020.
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pushed Democrats and the White House to restart coronavirus relief talks on Tuesday as an impasse over aid leaves millions scrambling to cover bills.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House chief of staff Mark Meadows last met Friday, when their negotiations stalled. The sides have not huddled since, even as the expiration of lifelines last month leaves many Americans facing the prospect of financial ruin.
McConnell, a Kentucky Republican, has not joined in the talks but set down a marker last month when the Senate GOP …continued .
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