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JUST IN: Senate Democrats Block Republicans’ Coronavirus Relief Bill

Senate Democrats on Thursday blocked the Republicans’ “skinny” Coronavirus relief bill.

The Senate blocked the $500 billion bill in a 52-47 vote with Senator Rand Paul being the only Republican to vote against the bill.

Although Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has spent weeks negotiating with lawmakers over a pared-down version of the bill, it failed to get the 60 votes needed to advance.

The bill included $300 per week in unemployment benefits through the end of December and another round of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) money.

The Hill reported:

Senate Democrats blocked a GOP coronavirus bill on Thursday amid a deep stalemate over the next relief package.

Read the full story from The Gateway Pundit

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