US Democrats come down to $2.2 trillion in new Covid proposal

Washington (AFP) – US Democrats unveiled a $2.2 trillion relief bill Monday to help millions of Americans gutted by the coronavirus pandemic, trimming more than $1 trillion off their earlier version hoping to reach agreement with Republicans after months of stagnation.In a deeply polarized Congress, the chances of reaching an agreement ahead of the November 3 election have sharply diminished in the past several weeks.But the top Democrat in Washington, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and Trump’s Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, were poised for a fresh round of negotiations.The pair spoke briefly…

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