WASHINGTON A stalemate between the Republican White House and congressional Democrats over coronavirus relief ended in a fourth day without talks on Tuesday, with each party blaming the other for intransigence.
WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate's top Republican and Democrat criticized each others' approach to coronavirus aid on Tuesday, with no word on when talks on a new package might resume and no movement on benefits for tens of millions who lost jobs in the crisis.
WASHINGTON Republican and Democratic governors said on Monday President Donald Trump's coronavirus relief measures were too expensive for states to implement as they struggle with the costs of the pandemic, and called on officials in Washington to resume negotiations on federal aid. | Video
WASHINGTON Democratic leaders in the U.S. Congress and top aides to President Donald Trump failed to make substantial progress on Thursday on a new coronavirus aid bill during a contentious meeting that broke up with no clear path to a deal.
WASHINGTON, Aug 4 Top White House officials and
Democratic leaders in the U.S. Congress will try again on
Tuesday to narrow gaping differences over a fifth major
coronavirus-aid bill to help stimulate the economy and possibly
dispatch new aid to the unemployed.
WASHINGTON Top U.S. infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci on Friday resisted efforts by a staunch ally of President Donald Trump to turn his testimony about controlling the coronavirus pandemic into criticism of protests against racial injustice. | Video
July 31 Florida, one of the U.S. coronavirus
hotspots, reported another record increase in COVID-19 deaths on
Friday as the country's top infectious disease expert dodged
partisan bickering at a congressional hearing about a national
strategy to fight the pandemic.
WASHINGTON, July 31 Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top
U.S. infectious disease expert, will testify on Friday before a
coronavirus subcommittee in Congress, weeks after President
Donald Trump's administration first refused to let him address
WASHINGTON Just one day before a federal jobless benefit was set to expire, the U.S. Congress was no closer on Thursday to a deal extending or replacing the extra $600 per week in payments to tens of millions of Americans thrown out of work by the coronavirus pandemic.
WASHINGTON, July 30 Just one day before a
federal jobless benefit was set to expire, the U.S. Congress was
no closer on Thursday to a deal extending or replacing the extra
$600 per week in payments to tens of millions of Americans
thrown out of work by the coronavirus pandemic.