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The House voted overwhelmingly Monday to increase COVID-19 relief checks to $2,000, meeting President Donald Trump’s demand for bigger payments and sending the bill...
The House easily passed a $900 billion pandemic relief package Monday night that would finally deliver long-sought cash to businesses and individuals and resources...
Trump tweeted that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was “not negotiating in good faith.”
The move puts lawmakers no closer to actually delivering aid.
The Postal Service said it has stopped removing mailboxes and mail-sorting machines amid an outcry from lawmakers.
Negotiations over a new virus relief package have all but ended.
There are limits, and legal pitfalls, in trying to make an end run around the legislative branch.
Trump asserted he had the authority to defer payroll taxes and extend an expired unemployment benefit, although at a lower amount than what the jobless had been getting during the crisis.
Democratic leaders panned the idea in late-night talks at the Capitol.
The price tag for the next COVID-19 aid package could quickly swell above $1 trillion as White House officials negotiate with Congress over money...