Mitch McConnell halts push for ‘phase 4’ coronavirus aid bill
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he won’t quickly pass a “phase four” coronavirus bill, citing his concern about the cost of another massive spending package.
McConnell tamped down anticipation after President Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) agreed this week they’d like massive infrastructure spending in a new bill. Trump is pushing for a $2 trillion package.
“We do have to be mindful of how to pay for it,” the Kentucky Republican told the Washington Post. “There has been a lot of fantasizing on both sides about massive...