Senate Republicans could be the real roadblock to getting a stimulus deal passed

Posted on AllSides October 20th, 2020
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Senate Republicans don’t seem eager to approve a stimulus deal, even if House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the White House reach an agreement.

This past weekend, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the upper chamber would “consider” any compromise made between Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, though it’s unclear if that means he would schedule a vote on it. (White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows has said that the Senate would vote on any deal that’s reached, but McConnell has not explicitly confirmed this himself.)

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