Kennedy Says Democrats Blocking Stimulus Decided to ‘Double Down on Stupid — BEASTMODE

Ruben Fields
March 23, 2020

A far-reaching coronavirus economic stimulus package failed to advance in the U.S. Senate on Monday as Democrats said it contained too little money for hospitals and not enough restrictions on a fund to help big businesses.

Both sides said they were close to an agreement on the massive bill, which Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said carried a $2 trillion price tag.

The action on the package was blocked by the Democrats, falling short of getting the required 60 votes.

Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), one of the most conservative Democrats in the body, slammed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) for being "worried more about the economy than we are the health care and the wellbeing of the people of America." Sen.

"This is not a juicy political opportunity". He did not give specifics.

US stocks fell on Monday as the coronavirus forced more states into lockdown, eclipsing optimism from an unprecedented round of policy easing by the Federal Reserve.

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The bill is Congress' third effort to blunt the economic toll of a disease that has killed at least 428 people in the United States and sickened more than 34,000, leading state governors to order almost a third of the nation's population to stay at home and putting much business activity on hold.

In particular, it includes financial aid to small businesses and industries affected by the virus outbreak, including airlines that suffered major losses after the United States suspended travel to and from the country over fears of importing more coronavirus cases.

"Tax credits for solar energy and wind energy".

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-California) has drawn up a competing coronavirus aid bill that, at 1,119 pages, manages to include every item on longstanding Democratic wish lists, most of which have nothing to do with coronavirus but which would benefit from being smuggled along in a must-pass bill.

The stakes are high for the financial services industry as lawmakers battle over the details of a new stimulus package to provide economic relief for businesses and consumers affected by the coronavirus outbreak.

In a sign of the disease's spread, Republican Senator Rand Paul on Sunday said he had tested positive. Republicans only mustered 47 votes in Sunday's procedural vote.

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