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Donald Trump halts COVID-19 relief talks until after election

Trump tweeted that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was “not negotiating in good faith.”

House Democrats pass partisan COVID bill; relief talks drag

The move puts lawmakers no closer to actually delivering aid.

Amid outcry, postmaster general to testify before House

The Postal Service said it has stopped removing mailboxes and mail-sorting machines amid an outcry from lawmakers.

For Americans waiting on virus aid, no new relief in sight

Negotiations over a new virus relief package have all but ended.

In virus talks, Nancy Pelosi holds firm; Steven Mnuchin wants a...

There are limits, and legal pitfalls, in trying to make an end run around the legislative branch.

Donald Trump end run around Congress raises questions on his claims

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.

Donald Trump offers, Democrats reject fix for $600 jobless benefit

Democratic leaders panned the idea in late-night talks at the Capitol.

GOP splits as virus aid package could swell past $1 trillion

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...

Donald Trump, Congress square off over virus aid as crisis worsens

Trump convened GOP leaders at the White House as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell prepared to roll out his $1 trillion package in a matter of days.

Donald Trump urges Senate Republicans to ‘be tough’ on Democrats

Behind closed doors, Trump was unscripted and freewheeling with the 53 GOP senators.