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Pelosi and Schumer seek huge spending increases for hospitals, local aid, and food stamps as coronavirus talks intensify

Posted on AllSides April 8th, 2020
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US Congress, economic policy, coronavirus, coronavirus aid, food stamps

Democrats’ asks come in response to Mnuchin request for $250 billion more for small business relief

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer on Wednesday called for hundreds of billions of dollars for hospitals, state and local governments, and food stamp recipients in response to the Trump administration’s urgent request for $250 billion more for small businesses.

“The heartbreaking acceleration of the coronavirus crisis demands bold, urgent and ongoing action from Congress to protect Americans’ lives and livelihoods,” Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Schumer (D-N.Y.) said in a...

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