Trump says COVID-19 stimulus negotiations are over until after the election

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President Trump put an end to stimulus negotiations until after the election.

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President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday that he’s directed Republicans to end negotiations over a second stimulus bill and not resume them until after the Nov. 3 presidential election. Trump, 카지노사이트쿠폰 who is undergoing medical treatments for COVID-19 after testing positive last week, said he’s rejecting House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s request for 바카라사이트 economic aid.

The Democratic-led House passed a second stimulus package for $2.2 trillion on Thursday. Meanwhile, Pelosi and 메리트카지노쿠폰 Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin had been in talks to try to reach an agreement on aid. The president claimed the Democrats’ requested money would be used to “bailout poorly run, high crime, Democrat States, money that is in no way related to COVID-19.” The House’s economic relief bill includes, among other things, a second stimulus check and enhanced unemployment benefits for people across the US. (Here are more details about the negotiations and 우리계열쿠폰 what that means.) 

Trump added that he’s instead asked Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to “focus full time” on getting his nominee to the US Supreme Court, Amy Coney Barrett, approved. 

Although Trump’s posts said that the stock market is at “record levels,” the Dow dropped almost 400 points following his announcement that he directed stimulus talks to end. 

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The president’s announcement comes despite a pro-stimulus tweet from three days ago while he was hospitalized at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. “Our great USA wants and needs stimulus. Work together and get it done. Thank you!”

The  sent out in March was for up to $1,200 per adult. But should a second stimulus package get approved, that check could be larger or smaller, depending on whether your financial circumstances have changed or 바카라사이트주소 if the qualifications for dependents are broadened.