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Republicans and Trump at odds over coronavirus relief

CQ Budget, Ep. 173

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the chamber will vote next week on a “skinny” coronavirus relief package, even as President Donald Trump pushes negotiators to “go big.”
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the chamber will vote next week on a “skinny” coronavirus relief package, even as President Donald Trump pushes negotiators to “go big.” (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

President Donald Trump and Republican leaders are at odds over spending levels for another round of COVID-19 aid, with Trump saying he wants negotiators to “go big” while Senate Republicans pursue a smaller bill.

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