Trump tells Republicans: Go ‘much higher’ on stimulus

first_imgHis full tweet read: “Democrats are “heartless”. They don’t want to give STIMULUS PAYMENTS to people who desperately need the money, and whose fault it was NOT that the plague came in from China. Go for the much higher numbers, Republicans, it all comes back to the USA anyway (one way or another!).” Trump urges Republicans to go ‘much higher’ on stimulus US President Donald Trump waded into the stimulus debate yesterday as the White House tries to break the deadlock (AFP via Getty Images) Also Read: Trump urges Republicans to go ‘much higher’ on stimulus Harry Robertson Show Comments ▼ More From Our Partners Russell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgBiden received funds from top Russia lobbyist before Nord Stream 2 giveawaynypost.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgMatt Gaetz swindled by ‘malicious actors’ in $155K boat sale boondogglenypost.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.org980-foot skyscraper sways in China, prompting panic and evacuationsnypost.comBill Gates reportedly hoped Jeffrey Epstein would help him win a Nobelnypost.comKiller drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.comI blew off Adam Sandler 22 years ago — and it’s my biggest regretnypost.comConnecticut man dies after crashing Harley into live bearnypost.comUK teen died on school trip after teachers allegedly refused her pleasnypost.comFeds seized 18 devices from Rudy Giuliani and his employees in April raidnypost.comWhy people are finding dryer sheets in their mailboxesnypost.comKamala Harris keeps list of reporters who don’t ‘understand’ her: reportnypost.com US Federal Reserve chair Jay Powell yesterday said more fiscal support was required. He has previously expressed concerns that the Fed is being left to do the heavy lifting. Talks between Republicans and Democrats over the next round of stimulus have ground to a halt. The level of unemployment relief has been a major sticking point. US President Donald Trump has encouraged Republicans on Capitol Hill to come up with a more generous stimulus offer, as the White House tries to break the deadlock over the next package. US President Donald Trump waded into the stimulus debate yesterday as the White House tries to break the deadlock (AFP via Getty Images) US President Donald Trump waded into the stimulus debate yesterday as the White House tries to break the deadlock (AFP via Getty Images) Also Read: Trump urges Republicans to go ‘much higher’ on stimulus whatsapp He also said that “some Republicans disagree, but I think I can convince them to go along with that”. However, Trump did not try to reach common ground with Democrats, but blamed them for the deadlock. Thursday 17 September 2020 9:58 am White House chief of staff Mark Meadows told CNBC that he was “probably more optimistic about the potential for a deal in the last 72 hours than I have been in the last 72 days”. Trump’s tweet is a sign that the White House is keen to secure a deal. Asked later in the day whether he supported a roughly $1.5 trillion package proposed by a bipartisan group, Trump said he wanted “something like that”. Trump tweeted yesterday evening: “Go for the much higher numbers, Republicans, it all comes back to the USA anyway (one way or another!)” Share Senate Democrats last week blocked the Republicans’ $500bn (£390bn) stimulus package, arguing that it was not enough. The Democrats want something closer to $2.2 trillion. whatsapp Trump attacks Democrats for deadlock The US economy is set for its worst year in memory. And although it will grow sharply in the third quarter after a terrible second quarter, economists warn that another injection of fiscal stimulus is sorely needed.last_img

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