September 8, 2020

White House optimistic on prospects for new stimulus

Washington (AFP) – President Donald Trump’s chief of staff said Tuesday he is optimistic that Republicans and Democrats in Congress will reach agreement on a new pandemic emergency aid bill before the November 3 election.However, Mark Meadows told Fox Business the president continues to oppose the massive aid to state and local governments that Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is pushing for to help recover from the coronavirus crisis.”I’m more optimistic perhaps today than I’ve been in a long time,” Meadows said. “I can tell you that there’s more that we agree upon than what we disagree …


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