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McConnell Says Can’t Promise More Virus Relief Aid

Sept. 4, 2020, 8:23 PM

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he “would like to see one more rescue package, but the climate in Washington is exceedingly difficult” because it is so close to the election.

  • “I can’t promise one final package, but I’m darn proud of what we did do,” McConnell says in Bowling Green, Ky.
  • Says he wants to see “one more round” that includes funding for the Paycheck Protection Program, enhanced unemployment insurance and more liability protections
  • NOTE: Senate Republicans are discussing holding a vote next week on a roughly $500 billion package, if they can get most of their lawmakers on ...