Republican Senator Cory Gardner Pushes for No Recess Without COVID-19 Relief Bill


Over that time, Senate committees did hearings on many features of the coronavirus pandemic, but leaders chose not to start discussions with Democrats on a new assistance bill to deal with the continuous, critical health care and economic situations.

McConnell has stated more than once that he seeks to “pause” to evaluate the efficacy of prior aid laws, which the Congressional Budget Office believed will put $2.8 trillion this year and next into the U.S. economy.

“We still believe with regard to the coronavirus, we need to assess what we’ve already done, take a look at what worked and what didn’t, and we’ll discuss the way forward in the next couple weeks,” McConnell stated.

Source: Roll Call