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U.S. Senate’s McConnell eyes revamped coronavirus relief bill, Mnuchin tells Fox Business

U.S. Senate’s McConnell eyes revamped coronavirus relief bill, Mnuchin tells Fox Business

Published 01/09/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration and Senate Republicans have been in regular contact over possible coronavirus relief measures and the Senate’s top Republican will [more…]

U.S. Postal Service tells Congress delivery performance has improved

U.S. Postal Service tells Congress delivery performance has improved

Published 31/08/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Postal Service told Congress on Monday that delivery performance has improved and returned to early July levels after it came [more…]

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi calling back chamber to work on postal service legislation

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi calling back chamber to work on postal service legislation

Published 16/08/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Sunday that she is recalling the chamber later this week to vote on legislation to [more…]

Trump signs coronavirus relief orders after talks with Congress break down

Trump signs coronavirus relief orders after talks with Congress break down

Published 10/08/2020

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (Reuters) - President Donald Trump signed executive orders on Saturday partly restoring enhanced unemployment payments to the tens of millions of Americans who [more…]

Factbox: Tax cuts, reduced unemployment benefits: What’s in Trump’s coronavirus executive orders

Factbox: Tax cuts, reduced unemployment benefits: What’s in Trump’s coronavirus executive orders

Published 10/08/2020

(Reuters) - After failing to reach a deal with the U.S. Congress for a fresh round of coronavirus pandemic relief, President Donald Trump signed a [more…]

Trump vows to suspend U.S. payroll tax after coronavirus aid talks with Congress break down

Trump vows to suspend U.S. payroll tax after coronavirus aid talks with Congress break down

Published 08/08/2020

WASHINGTON/BEDMINSTER, N.J. (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to unilaterally suspend payroll taxes and extend expired coronavirus unemployment benefits after negotiations with congressional Democrats [more…]

Congressional Democrats, White House still at impasse over coronavirus bill

Congressional Democrats, White House still at impasse over coronavirus bill

Published 03/08/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top Democrats in Congress are not close to a deal with the White House to pump more money into the U.S. [more…]

Pelosi says she has no confidence in White House coronavirus adviser Birx

Pelosi says she has no confidence in White House coronavirus adviser Birx

Published 02/08/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Sunday she does not have confidence in White House coronavirus task force coordinator Dr. Deborah [more…]

Factbox: Coronavirus in Congress – 14 members have tested or been presumed positive

Factbox: Coronavirus in Congress – 14 members have tested or been presumed positive

Published 01/08/2020

(Reuters) - At least 14 members of the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate - seven Republicans and seven Democrats - have tested positive or [more…]

U.S. Republicans to unveil coronavirus aid proposal as time runs out on jobless benefits

U.S. Republicans to unveil coronavirus aid proposal as time runs out on jobless benefits

Published 27/07/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Republicans on Monday are expected to unveil a $1 trillion coronavirus aid package hammered out with the White House, a [more…]