Senate: Our Vacation Is More Important Than Your Covid Aid…


Date: August 04, 2020

01) Senate: Our Vacation Is More Important Than Your Covid Aid


“The government has failed you again!

OVER THE CLIFF — It happened. The Senate left town knowing that failed negotiations would ensure the expiration of enhanced jobless benefits for millions of Americans laid off and furloughed amid the coronavirus pandemic. Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer met late into the night Thursday with White House chief of staff Mark Meadows and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, hoping to break the impasse. But they got nowhere and emerged with acrimony and finger-pointing.

Citation:
https://www.politico.com/newsletters/huddle/2020/07/31/senate-leaves-without-coronavirus-deal-489946

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