Trump Calls For End To Covid Relief Bill Talks Until After The Election
President Trump has tweeted out that he has instructed for discussions on a coronavirus relief bill with lawmakers on Capitol Hill to end until after the election. NBC's Shannon Pettypiece reports. Aired on 10/06/2020.
President Trump tweeted that he's halting negotiations on a Covid-19 relief bill until after the election, sending the markets into a spiral. The coronavirus outbreak in the federal government continues to grow, with the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff now quarantining after a Coast Guard official tested positive. Nigeria's president has called for an end to protests across the country, as demonstrations against police brutality continue. President Muhammadu Buhari warned protesters not to "undermine national security". His address came after 12 people were killed when the military opened fire during a protest in Lagos. Krystal Ball and Saagar Enjeti discuss the latest events concerning a congressional stimulus package, and whether or not Senate Republicans will vote on a bill prior to the election. NBC's Carol Lee discusses Trump's message two weeks before Election Day that Biden is a "criminal" that should be in jail. Aired on 10/20/2020.