Im Wrestle for more Corona help is in the USA further no agreement in sight. “It was the longest meeting we had and it was more productive than the other meetings,” said Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer, Saturday in the presence of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House chief of staff Mark Meadows said similarly after the Congress talks. At the same time, both sides made it clear that they were still far apart.
On Friday night, unemployment benefits in all states had increased significantly at times due to the coronavirus pandemic. The aid was decided at the end of March as part of an economic stimulus package. The White House, the Republicans and the Democrats blame each other for the loss of aid without replacement.
“People need funds to meet the needs of their families,” said Democrat Pelosi, pointing out that for the 19th week in a row, more than a million Americans applied for unemployment benefits. Meadows said, “It’s time we made a deal.”