August 7, 2020

Democrats urge W.House not to quit virus relief talks

Washington (AFP) – Democrats on Friday urged the White House to stick with negotiations on a new aid plan for Americans facing hardship due to the coronavirus pandemic, after Donald Trump said he is ready to bypass Congress to maintain emergency assistance.The US president “and Republicans appear ready to walk away from the negotiating table to do unworkable, weak and narrow executive orders that barely scratch the surface of what is needed to defeat the virus and help struggling Americans,” the Democratic congressional leaders wrote.¬†Nancy Pelosi, the Democratic speaker of the House of Repres…


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