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.
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