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Goldman Sachs is rebranding an event that included ‘storm the hill’ T-shirts after Trump supporters violently stormed Capitol Hill

Following Wednesday’s violence on Capitol Hill, Goldman Sachs asked small-business owners not to wear “Storm the Hill” T-shirts it had mailed them for an unrelated event, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. Goldman is sponsoring a virtual event, planned for January 13, to encourage small-business owners to pressure lawmakers to […]
Goldman Sachs is rebranding an event that included ‘storm the hill’ T-shirts after Trump supporters violently stormed Capitol Hill
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The COVID-19 stimulus deal includes a tax break for business lunches pushed by Trump, in exchange for measures that help the poor, report says

Included in the still-secret details of the COVID-19 stimulus deal struck Sunday is a “three-martini lunch” tax break for corporations, according to The Washington Post. Officials familiar with the negotiations told the paper that the measure is in a draft of the proposal. The corporate tax break would allow companies […]
The COVID-19 stimulus deal includes a tax break for business lunches pushed by Trump, in exchange for measures that help the poor, report says
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McConnell lashed out at Democrats over COVID-19 stimulus negotiations, claiming his bill already addresses ‘bipartisan consensus’ and refusing to endorse the one that’s actually bipartisan

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell dug in on his position on COVID-19 stimulus talks, arguing that his bill addresses a “bipartisan consensus” while refusing to endorse the one crafted by a bipartisan group. The bipartisan $US908 billion proposal has attracted the support of leading Democrats and some Republicans. But McConnell […]
McConnell lashed out at Democrats over COVID-19 stimulus negotiations, claiming his bill already addresses ‘bipartisan consensus’ and refusing to endorse the one that’s actually bipartisan
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Senators behind the bipartisan $908 billion COVID-19 stimulus plan say they’re close to an agreement, with one suggesting even Trump and McConnell could back it

Some of the senators working on a $US908 billion coronavirus relief plan say their bipartisan proposal could be finalised early this week. GOP Sen. Bill Cassidy told Fox News that President Donald Trump had “indicated” he would support it, and he expressed optimism that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell would […]
Senators behind the bipartisan $908 billion COVID-19 stimulus plan say they’re close to an agreement, with one suggesting even Trump and McConnell could back it
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Pelosi and Schumer ditched the secret COVID-19 stimulus plan they sent directly to Mitch McConnell when they publicly backed the $908 billion bipartisan package instead

Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer gave up on a secret COVID-19 stimulus proposal they sent directly to Mitch McConnell. On Wednesday, they said they would focus on a $US908 billion plan proposed by a bipartisan group of senators. McConnell has rejected both proposals, arguing instead for his slimmed-down bill with […]
Pelosi and Schumer ditched the secret COVID-19 stimulus plan they sent directly to Mitch McConnell when they publicly backed the $908 billion bipartisan package instead
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Democrats sent a secret new COVID-19 stimulus proposal to Mitch McConnell as congressional leaders struggled to agree on a plan, report says

The senior Democrats Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer approached Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday night with a secretive proposal for federal coronavirus relief,The Washington Post reported. Lawmakers on Tuesday separately unveiled a bipartisan $US908 billion proposal, which increased the amount Republicans were willing to spend but remained far […]
Democrats sent a secret new COVID-19 stimulus proposal to Mitch McConnell as congressional leaders struggled to agree on a plan, report says
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley clashed over reallocating government funds to expedite COVID-19 relief

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and former UN ambassador Nikki Haley clashed on Twitter over government funding for struggling Americans amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Ocasio-Cortez tweeted earlier Thursday, suggesting that, in order to get the recent COVID-19 surges “under control, we need to pay people to stay home.” Haley, a former […]
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley clashed over reallocating government funds to expedite COVID-19 relief
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Mitch McConnell throws cold water on Democrats’ $2.2 trillion stimulus plan, calling it ‘outlandish’ and ‘too high’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell tore into House Democrats’ $US2.2 trillion stimulus plan on Wednesday, describing it as “outlandish.” “We’re very, very far apart on a deal,” McConnell told reporters on Capitol Hill. Senate Republicans have balked at previous Democratic spending proposals and didn’t put their own $US1 trillion plan […]
Mitch McConnell throws cold water on Democrats’ $2.2 trillion stimulus plan, calling it ‘outlandish’ and ‘too high’