Why Congress Is Split Over The Next Round Of Coronavirus Economic Relief
By the end of July, Congress will have to decide whether or not to extend federal unemployment benefits to Americans impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Forbes reporters Jack Brewster and Sarah Hansen explain what is at stake and the arguments for and against increased spending.
Congress is weighing how to proceed with the next round of coronavirus economic relief, before Capitol Hill empties out for August recess. Li Zhou, a congressional reporter for Vox, joins "Red and Blue" to break down the legislative possibilities. Trump administration officials are gearing up for the second week of negotiations with Democrats over the next economic stimulus package. One America's Jenn Pellegrino has more. Top negotiators from both parties are working on a deal for the next round of coronavirus relief. Two major items being discussed: payments for unemployed Americans and stimulus checks. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi reflects on the life of Congressman John Lewis and discusses negotiating with the White House and Senate Republicans over the next round of coronavirus economic relief. Aired on 7/27/2020.