On the identical day that the US registered a document decline in GDP, Republicans tried to chop unemployment advantages however have been blocked by Senate Democrats.
Report from CNBC:
JUST IN: Senate fails to advance extension of $200/week jobless advantages. pic.twitter.com/vdCxPVjceg
— CNBC Now (@CNBCnow) July 30, 2020
CNN’s Manu Raju tweeted:
In contentious change on the ground, Schumer blocks Ron Johnson effort to cross a stand-alone jobless advantages to increase expiring profit advantages, slicing down $600 weekly to $200. Schumer will attempt to cross the Home-passed Heroes Act. GOP will object. Congress at a standstill
— Manu Raju (@mkraju) July 30, 2020
Second-quarter GDP plunged by 32.9%. Jobless claims are up for the second straight week, however Mitch McConnell is refusing to cross a coronavirus reduction invoice until companies get liability protection from making their workers sick.
McConnell, Trump, and Senate Republicans try to power staff again into jobs which might be more and more vanishing. If Republicans need the economic system to enhance, they should take care of the pandemic. The technique of ignoring the pandemic and attempting to deliver the economic system again to regular shouldn’t be working.
Democrats are standing up for the unemployed and the protection of staff.
Whereas Republicans ignore the disaster and attempt to get Trump reelected, Democrats are the one celebration that understands the severity of the pandemic and cares concerning the well being and welfare of the American folks.
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Mr. Easley is the founder/managing editor and Senior White Home and Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Diploma in Political Science. His graduate work targeted on public coverage, with a specialization in social reform actions.
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