McConnell shoots down $1.8 trillion coronavirus deal, breaking with Trump Print
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Thursday, 15 October 2020 13:42

mitch-mcconnellWASHINGTON, DC - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Thursday shot down the prospect of a coronavirus deal totaling between $1.8 trillion and $2.2 trillion — the goalposts of the current talks between Democrats and the White House.

McConnell's comments, made to reporters in Kentucky, underscore the divisions between President Trump and Senate Republicans on a fifth coronavirus package, with the GOP leader preparing to force a vote on a $500 billion bill next week.

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