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Trump halts COVID-19 relief talks until after election

17 days ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Tuesday called an abrupt end to negotiations with Democrats over additional COVID-19 relief, delaying action until after the election despite ominous warnings from his own Federal Reserve chairman about the deteriorating conditions in the economy.
Trump tweeted that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was “not negotiating in good faith" and said he's asked Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to direct all his focus before the election into confirming his U.S. Supreme Court nominee, Amy Coney Barrett.
“I have instructed my representatives to stop negotiating...
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GOP lawmakers, Trump advisers broke ranks with the president after he decided to halt stimulus talks until after the election

GOP lawmakers, Trump advisers broke ranks with the president after he decided to halt stimulus talks until after the election

17 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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GOP lawmakers and Trump advisors condemned President Donald Trump's decision to halt stimulus package negotiations until after the election.
Trump tweeted Tuesday that he told his team to end conversations surrounding the next coronavirus relief bill, accusing the Democrats of "not negotiating in good faith."
"I have instructed my representatives to stop negotiating until after the election when, immediately after I win, we will pass a major Stimulus Bill that focuses on hardworking Americans and Small Business," Trump wrote in the tweet .
He added that he asked...
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