White House says Americans about to lose $600 coronavirus aid 'should call' Democrats  The IndependentView Full Coverage on Google News
White House officials are pressuring top congressional Democrats to accept Republican proposals to temporarily extend help to Americans who are struggling most due to the coronavirus. Chief of Staff Mark Meadows told reporters the White House and Republican leaders have made four offers in recent days, but Democratic leaders have rejected each one -- and made no counteroffers.White House officials are pressuring top congressional Democrats to accept Republican proposals to temporarily extend help to Americans who are struggling most due to the coronavirus. Chief of Staff

White House says Americans about to lose $600 coronavirus aid 'should call' Democrats | The Independent

The top Democrats in Congress resumed talks with two top Trump aides on Saturday to try to reach a deal to pump more money into the U.S. economy to ease the coronavirus' heavy toll, after an essential lifeline for millions of unemployed Americans expired.The top Democrats in Congress resumed talks with two top Trump aides on Saturday to try to reach a deal to pump more money into the U.S. economy to ease the coronavirus' heavy toll, after an essential lifeline for millions of unemployed Americans expired.

Congressional Democrats, White House set for Saturday talks on coronavirus bill - Reuters

The Senate left town Thursday without agreement between the parties and the White House on a new coronavirus relief bill, as extra unemployment aid lapsed on Friday.No deal on a COVID-19 economic aid package after days of closed-door negotiations between House and Senate leaders and the Trump administration.

Impasse on coronavirus bill deepens as benefits run out - Los Angeles Times

Republicans, Democrats and the Trump administration have been meeting over what should be included in what would be a fifth round of stimulus funding.Republicans, Democrats and the Trump administration have been meeting over what should be included in what would be a fifth round of stimulus funding.

Coronavirus stimulus: Trump, Pelosi cast blame as unemployment ends

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If the party focuses too narrowly on the suburbs, they'll leave some important states on the table.If the party focuses too narrowly on the suburbs, they'll leave some important states on the table.

The Key to a Real Democratic Landslide: Better Rural Performance | Washington Monthly

US politicians fail to agree on extending the weekly coronavirus aid, but talks are continuing.US politicians fail to agree on extending the weekly coronavirus aid, but talks are continuing.

Coronavirus: Millions of Americans set to lose key $600 benefit - BBC News

Talks between Trump administration officials and congressional Democrats over a coronavirus aid package could stretch into this weekend, White House chief of...Talks between Trump administration officials and congressional Democrats over a coronavirus aid package could stretch into this weekend, White House chief of...

White House says coronavirus aid talks with Democrats could stretch into weekend - MarketWatch

The Third Way report shows Democrats have surged in the suburbs. That could help them get over the finish line in Michigan, Pennsylvania, Florida, North Carolina and Wisconsin.The Third Way report shows Democrats have surged in the suburbs. That could help them get over the finish line in Michigan, Pennsylvania, Florida, North Carolina and Wisconsin.

Report: Democrats Set For Suburban Gains In Battleground States : NPR

The national debate over if and how to reopen schools this fall has provided a new avenue of attack for Democrats up and down the ballot who are eager to peg their GOP opponents to the administration's response to the coronavirus pandemic. The national debate over if and how to reopen schools this fall has provided a new avenue of attack for Democrats up and down the ballot who are eager to peg their GOP opponents to the

Democrats look to go on offense in debate over reopening schools | TheHill

The national debate over if and how to reopen schools this fall has provided a new avenue of attack for Democrats up and down the ballot who are eager to peg their GOP opponents to the administration's response to the coronavirus pandemic. The national debate over if and how to reopen schools this fall has provided a new avenue of attack for Democrats up and down the ballot who are eager to peg their GOP opponents to the

Democrats look to go on offense in debate over reopening schools | TheHill

A $600 weekly supplement to unemployment benefits that has provided a key economic lifeline for millions of Americans ended Friday with Republicans and Democrats still quarrelling over a path forward on a fifth coronavirus relief bill.A $600 weekly supplement to unemployment benefits that has provided a key economic lifeline for millions of Americans ended Friday with Republicans and Democrats still quarrelling over a path forward on a fifth coronavirus relief bill.

Jobless Aid Expires as Talks Continue on Coronavirus Package - WSJ

A Reuters/Ipsos poll found most people surveyed reported feeling concerned about voter fraud.A Reuters/Ipsos poll found most people surveyed reported feeling concerned about voter fraud.

Republicans And Democrats Now Both Worry About A Fair 2020 Election, Poll Shows

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President Trump suggests China will repay U.S. for economic impact of COVID-19 | One America News Network

It's uncertain whether there will be a second round of federal unemployment assistance. Take action to ensure your financial security in the coming weeks.It's uncertain whether there will be a second round of federal unemployment assistance.

Prepare for Unemployment Benefit Expiration | NextAdvisor with TIME

It is time for Congress to assert itself and provide the leadership the country needs on containing the coronavirus.The current political moment may test whether power really does abhor a vacuum. There is vast open space at the top of the national response to the coronavirus pandemic—space that President Trump and the agencies he oversees have purposefully abandoned.

Congress’s COVID Opportunity - The Bulwark

It is time for Congress to assert itself and provide the leadership the country needs on containing the coronavirus.The current political moment may test whether power really does abhor a vacuum. There is vast open space at the top of the national response to the coronavirus pandemic—space that President Trump and the agencies he oversees have purposefully abandoned.

Congress’s COVID Opportunity - The Bulwark

Minnesota delegation disagrees on size and scope of new aid, showing the scope of partisan fight taking place nationally.Minnesota delegation disagrees on size and scope of new aid, showing the scope of partisan fight taking place nationally.

Checks aside, D.C. finds little to agree on for new stimulus plan - StarTribune.com

More than 4-in-10 American voters say a second $1,200 round of potential stimulus check payments for individuals is not enough going into the sixth month of the coronavirus pandemic.

43 Percent of Voters Say Second Stimulus Check of $1,200 Is Not Enough, Poll Finds

"This president is very keenly focused on unemployment insurance," White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said on Friday."This president is very keenly focused on unemployment insurance," White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said on Friday.

White House willing to negotiate stimulus package without liability shield - Business Insider

Negotiations between top Democrats and the Trump administration on a coronavirus relief package have hit a standstill, guaranteeing that millions of people will...Negotiations between top Democrats and the Trump administration on a coronavirus relief package have hit a standstill, guaranteeing that millions of people will lose critical unemployment benefits on Friday — with no clear path ahead for a new aid package.

No Deal: Capitol Hill Coronavirus Relief Talks Falter as Benefits Expire – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

With his poll numbers plummeting, Trump might just be willing to cross Mitch's "red line" to get a deal done with Democrats.With his poll numbers plummeting, Trump might just be willing to cross Mitch's "red line" to get a deal done with Democrats.

A Desperate Trump Might Be Willing to Ditch Mitch McConnell's Top Stimulus Priority

Coronavirus relief negotiations have yet to enter the policy give-and-take stage as Republicans remain focused on a short-term bill that Democrats oppose.Coronavirus relief negotiations have yet to enter the policy give-and-take stage as Republicans remain focused on a short-term bill that Democrats oppose.

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The unemployment benefit that has kept millions afloat amid the worst economic crisis in decades officially expires at midnight. Weekly jobless claims continue to rise.

Stimulus negotiations latest: The Senate's not in town as $600 unemployment benefits are set to expire

Democrats have rejected “four different offers” to extend enhanced federal unemployment insurance benefits amid stalled talks on a broader aid deal, White House chief of staff Mark Meadows said Friday.Democrats have rejected “four different offers” to extend enhanced federal unemployment insurance benefits amid stalled talks on a broader aid deal, White House chief of staff Mark Meadows said Friday.

White House slams Democrats for rejecting 'four different offers' to extend jobless benefits

As federal pandemic unemployment benefits officially expire on Friday, Congress and the Trump administration are no closer to a deal that would salvage any portion of a $600-per-week check that, as of last weekend, would affect some 30 million Americans. A last-ditch effort was mounted by Senate RepublicansAs federal pandemic unemployment benefits officially expire on Friday, Congress and the Trump administration are no closer to a deal that would salvage any portion of a $600-per-week check that, as of last weekend, would affect some 30 million Americans. A last-ditch effort was mounted by Senate Republicans

30 million Americans set to lose $600 weekly benefit amid COVID-19 pandemic

Nancy Pelosi said Republicans "don’t understand the gravity of the situation" caused by coronavirus and their "delay" and "distortions have caused death."Coronavirus is "a freight train" that "must be stopped,” Pelosi warned. But White House chief of staff Mark Meadows pointed a finger straight back at her.

Republican 'delay,' 'denials' and 'distortions' on coronavirus 'have caused death,' Pelosi says

The supplemental $600-a-week in unemployment benefits officially expires on Friday, dealing a major financial blow to the millions of Americans who lost their jobs in recent months.The supplemental $600-a-week in unemployment benefits officially expires on Friday, dealing a major financial blow to the millions of Americans who lost their jobs in recent months.

WASHINGTON, DC — The White House appears keen to endorse a temporary extension of a $600 per week supplemental unemployment benefit as the popular boost to both the economy and family budgets is about to expire. The idea is a prominent feature of top-level Washington talks on a major election-season Covid-19 response measure. After late-night talks failed

White House signals support for $600 jobless benefit as 30 million Americans are set to lose it - KVIA

The Senate has allowed boosted unemployment benefits to expire as the pandemic rages and jobless claims are on the rise.The Senate has allowed boosted unemployment benefits to expire as the pandemic rages and jobless claims are on the rise.

Senate Republicans Allow Unemployment Benefits to Expire Amid Pandemic, Rising Jobless Claims

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House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer on Friday said the White House a day earlier had offered Democrats a straight four-month extension of the existing $600-per-week boost in unemployment benefits -- an offer that was apparently rebuffed.House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer on Friday said the White House a day earlier had offered Democrats a straight four-month extension of the existing $600-per-week boost in unemployment benefits --

Steny Hoyer: White House suggested four-month extension of $600 boost in unemployment benefits - Washington Times

The White House and its GOP allies appear to be retreating from their opposition to a $600-per-week supplemental unemployment benefit that has propped up both the economy and family budgets but expired Friday.The White House and its GOP allies appear to be retreating from their opposition to a $600-per-week supplemental unemployment benefit that has propped up both the economy and family budgets but expired Friday.

Negotiators huddle in Capitol after $600 benefit expires

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House chief of staff Mark Meadows said on Thursday night that Democrats rejected a short-term deal as negotiators remain at loggerheads over the next coronavirus relief bill. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House chief of staff Mark Meadows said on Thursday night that Democrats rejected a short-term deal as negotiators remain at loggerheads over the next

Democrats reject short-term deal ahead of unemployment deadline | TheHill

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House chief of staff Mark Meadows said on Thursday night that Democrats rejected a short-term deal as negotiators remain at loggerheads over the next coronavirus relief bill. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House chief of staff Mark Meadows said on Thursday night that Democrats rejected a short-term deal as negotiators remain at loggerheads over the next

Democrats reject short-term deal ahead of unemployment deadline | TheHill

Governor Wolf issued the following statement today praising Senate and House Democrats for offering a package of legislation to address government reform.Governor Wolf issued the following statement today praising Senate and House Democrats for offering a package of legislation to address government reform.

Gov. Wolf Applauds House, Senate Democrats’ Call for Government Reform

Tens of millions of Americans are about to have their income slashed by more than 60% overnightTens of millions of Americans are about to have their income slashed by more than 60% overnight

30 million families to lose federal unemployment benefits as Senate GOP skips town for long weekend | Salon.com

That could mean breaking with Trump on the administration's response to the coronavirus pandemic and the continued efforts by the president to paint an optimistic picture.

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There is still no deal in place from Congress to extend benefits that expire today to roughly 30 million Americans, and Long Island residents are among many who will see their incomes plunge dramatica

Congress still without a deal on COVID-19 aid package, including

Friday marks the final day of increased unemployment benefits passed under the CARES Act — and while millions of Americans are seeking unemployment insurance each week, it will likely be several weeks before lawmakers agree on a replacement.Friday marks the final day of increased unemployment benefits passed under the CARES Act — and while millions of Americans are seeking unemployment insurance each week, it will likely be several weeks before lawmakers agree on a replacement.

$600 unemployment benefits expire today with no replacement in sight

Congress is struggling to complete a deal on a fifth coronavirus relief bill, as frustration mounts amid missed deadlines and no progress.Congress is struggling to complete a deal on a fifth coronavirus relief bill, as frustration mounts amid missed deadlines and no progress.

Frustration builds as negotiators struggle to reach COVID-19 deal | TheHill