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Schumer: Trump administration OKs talks on virus aid bill

1 month ago   |   By Star Tribune

Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer says the Trump administration has agreed to pursue bipartisan House-Senate talks on an interim bill to replenish a $350 billion "paycheck protection" program for businesses that Treasury fears is being rapidly depleted.
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Trump administration seeks bipartisan coronavirus negotiations with Congress

Trump administration seeks bipartisan coronavirus negotiations with Congress

1 month ago   |   By Politico

The Trump administration has agreed to begin bipartisan talks on the next tranche of aid money for coronavirus relief, according to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer.
Schumer spoke to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Friday morning "during which he agreed to pursue bipartisan talks with the leadership of House and Senate Democrats and Republicans." The latest coronavirus relief bill that would have provided more funds for small businesses stalled in the Senate on Thursday.
"There's no reason why we can't come to a bipartisan agreement by early next week," Schumer said. The Senate's...
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Schumer: Trump administration OKs talks on virus aid bill

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer says the Trump administration has agreed to pursue bipartisan House-Senate talks on an interim bill to replenish a $350 billion “paycheck protection” program for businesses that Treasury fears is being rapidly depleted.
The New York Democrat said he spoke with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin Friday and hopes for a deal early next week. Schumer is pressing to add funding for health care providers such as hospitals, as well as further funding for cash-poor state and local governments.
The developments come a day after Democrats stifled an...
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