Just hours ago the democrat ran house passed a $2.2 trillion dollar relief bill, that has been under negotiations with the senate. The problem is the republican led senate already stated that was not going to happen. Sen. Mitch McConnell said they won’t likely go past $2 trillion dollars. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi felt that they were far apart from the Trump administration when it came to the funding for state and local governments and on values. The Heroes Act slimmed down from $3.4 trillion, but it would still restore the additional $600 a week on top of unemployment benefits, provide another round of direct payments, and provide funding for schools. The bill doesn’t look like it’s going to pass, but it does take the pressure off of the democrats and puts the ball in the hands of senate republicans. There are millions of Americans still suffering from the financial effects of covid19 and many watching closely because they need relief. – SEQNews

*Notably, they are close in an agreement on healthcare provisions and small business. There were 18 democrats who opposed the bill and some moderate democrats proposed a different bill. The Bipartisan House Problem Solvers Caucus proposed a bill that would cost $2 trillion dollars. –

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