McConnell Wants Stimulus Package Rolled Into Government Funding Bill, Urges Quick Action

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said on Dec. 1 that more stimulus is urgently needed to help the country cope with the economic fallout from the pandemic, and called for a targeted relief package to be incorporated into the federal appropriations bill that Congress needs to pass soon to keep government agencies funded. Speaking to reporters onCapitol Hill, the top Senate Republican urged Democratic and Republican negotiators to break their monthslong logjam and deliver aid quickly. "We need a targeted relief bill" now, McConnell told reporters after meeting with his fellow Republican senators. “Waiting until next year is not an answer,” he said, adding there's no point in Congress passing legislation that President Donald Trump won't sign. “I think the one thing we can all agree on is we don’t have time for messaging games. We don’t have time for lengthy negotiations. The issue is, do we want to ...

McConnell Wants Stimulus Package Rolled Into Government
Funding Bill, Urges Quick Action
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said on Dec. 1 that more stimulus is urgently needed to help the country cope with the economic fallout from the pandemic, and called for a targeted relief package to be incorporated into the federal appropriations bill that Congress needs to pass soon to keep government agencies funded. Speaking to reporters onCapitol Hill, the top Senate Republican urged Democratic and Republican negotiators to break their monthslong logjam and deliver aid quickly. "We need a targeted relief bill" now, McConnell told reporters after meeting with his fellow Republican senators. “Waiting until next year is not an answer,” he said, adding there's no point in Congress passing legislation that President Donald Trump won't sign. “I think the one thing we can all agree on is we don’t have time for messaging games. We don’t have time for lengthy negotiations. The issue is, do we want to ...