Laura Litvan and Erik Wasson

Government, Business, Safety

Doomed-to-Fail Senate Vote Will Usher Final Scene on Stimulus

Mitch McConnell speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill on Sept. 9. Mitch McConnell speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill on Sept. 9. (Stefani Reynolds/Bloomberg News)

The U.S. Senate is poised to vote Sept. 10 on whether to advance a slimmed-down Republican-crafted pandemic relief bill, opening what’s likely to be the final stage of the monthslong partisan battle over fiscal stimulus.

Laura Litvan and Erik Wasson | Bloomberg News
September 10, 2020
Government, Business

Trump’s Executive Actions Fail to Jolt Stalled Relief Talks

Steven Mnuchin and Mark Meadows speak to media members on Aug. 7. Steven Mnuchin and Mark Meadows speak to members of the media at the U.S. Capitol on Aug. 7. (Stefani Reynolds/Bloomberg News)

Two days after President Donald Trump moved to implement scaled-down coronavirus relief without congressional approval, there’s no indication the tactic will get Republicans and Democrats back to the negotiating table for a comprehensive stimulus.

Laura Litvan and Erik Wasson | Bloomberg News
August 10, 2020