Congress

Schumer hints at movement on Covid relief

Republican aides, however, disputed Schumer’s characterization and said that Democrats were conflating the omnibus spending bill and a Covid relief bill. Schumer’s remarks come as Senate and House leadership staff are meeting on Thursday to discuss an omnibus spending bill and a separate Covid relief package, according to a senior Democratic aide. The Senate will […]

Congress

Biden wades into coronavirus relief fight

Biden met with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer in Wilmington, Del., on Friday to discuss how to move a bill through Congress in the lame duck, inserting himself into talks that have been stalled for months. He and his top aides have publicly and privately pushed for Congress to pass […]