The Internal Revenue Service says it has sent out all 147 million checks from the December stimulus package.
President Biden and Republican lawmakers emerged out of an Oval Office meeting last night with no deal on a COVID relief package. Today, talks continue to try to get a bipartisan agreement that will help struggling American families through the pandemic.
The heavily discussed coronavirus relief package has been eight months in the making, and President Trump is now threatening to derail the deal, calling the bill a disgrace, and demanding more money for stimulus checks.
The House has passed a two-day stopgap spending bill to avert a partial government shutdown this weekend.
It’s a hurry up and wait moment on Capitol Hill as congressional members negotiate on a must-pass, nearly $1 trillion COVID-19 economic relief package, but there are still some problems to be sorted out.
As lawmakers are still negotiating an emerging $900 billion COVID-19 aid package, the Senate is facing a midnight deadline Friday night to pass a stop-gap measure to avoid a government shutdown.
Republican and Democratic lawmakers are trying to come to a deal on a coronavirus relief package.
The coronavirus stimulus package is still being debated and has yet to be decided on. Negotiations of the package remain at a stand-still, and prospects of one succeeding package remain uncertain in the wake of the election.
The pandemic has left millions of Americans struggling to make ends meet, and although no stimulus deal has been reached, lawmakers are working on it. Although there is bickering on the Senate floor, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin are making progress, and the White House is backing the idea of a larger package.
Tuesday was the self-imposed deadline given by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to wrap up negotiations on a nearly $2 trillion pandemic relief bill. While she was scheduled to give the final decision earlier this afternoon, she is now allowing both sides more time to continue negotiations.