Top Senate Democrat says Republican McConnell has agreed to resume COVID relief talks

November 19, 2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer said on Thursday that Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has agreed to resume COVID-19 relief talks as cases surge across the country, CNBC reported.

“Last night, they’ve agreed to sit down and the staffs are going to sit down today or tomorrow to try to begin to see if we can get a real good COVID relief bill,” Schumer said during a news conference in New York, according to the news outlet

(Reporting by Doina Chiacu; editing by Jonathan Oatis)

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