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STIMULUS LIMBO: Senate leaders and Trump administration officials sounded positive late last night that they were nearing bipartisan agreement on a $2 trillion stimulus bill to respond to the coronavirus pandemic that is shutting down the U.S. economy — what would be the largest rescue package in modern history. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) emerged from hours of negotiations just before midnight to tell reporters they hope to announce a deal this morning, according to our colleagues Erica Werner, Paul Kane, Rachael Bade and Mike DeBonis:
Those differences: Democrats again refused to support the bill yesterday over concerns that the legislation still did not go far enough in providing assistance to workers, families and health care providers.
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