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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell argued on Monday that Democratic leaders view the coronavirus pandemic as a political “opportunity” to “bail out” states such as New Jersey, adding that Republicans are willing to support another coronavirus stimulus plan that includes funding for other areas.
McConnell said the Senate GOP’s coronavirus relief package “focused on kids, jobs, healthcare, and legal protections to help our country reopen,” as well as another round of direct stimulus payments.
“I’d hoped the Senate would be spending this week turning a major agreement into law, but sadly for the country, sadly for struggling Americans, the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the Senate Democratic leader decided we would not deliver any of that,” McConnell said during a speech on the Senate floor. more here