Senate Democrats Block A Nearly $2 Trillion Dollar Stimulus Package AGAIN. Really?

By: Brian Burns

On Sunday, initial procedural votes fell short; 47 senators voted in favor and 47 were opposed. The votes were short of the 60 votes needed to move forward.

Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.)

The number of “aye” votes was especially low because five Republicans are quarantined over coronavirus fears, including (R-KY) Senator Rand Paul who tested positive for COVID-19 and is currently in isolation.

The time for bipartisan politics to end is now. Each day, more American workers are being laid-off or completely fired from their positions. The self-employed are struggling and are at a loss on where to turn.

Today, Senate Democrats, again blocked the stimulus package for US Citizens and Businesses. The vote tally was 49R – 46D with a largely party line vote.

Senate leaders are meeting throughout the afternoon to work on striking a bipartisan deal, before the days end.

We will update this story as events happen.

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