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  3. Dems block McConnell bid to swiftly approve $250B more for small business fund  Fox News
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PLANS to get a further £201 billion ($250 billion) of coronavirus aid for small businesses approved by the US congress were hindered on Wednesday.PLANS to get a further £201 billion ($250 billion) of coronavirus aid for small businesses approved by the US congress were hindered on Wednesday.

Coronavirus US: Democrats and Republicans disagree over £201 billion bill | World | News | Express.co.uk

Senate Democrats were able to block on Thursday the Republican-proposed interim emergency funding for the paycheck protection program after negotiations between the parties fell off.Senate Democrats were able to block on Thursday the Republican-proposed interim emergency funding for the paycheck protection program after negotiations between the parties fell off.

Dems block $250 billion bailout as McConnell accuses Pelosi of holding Americans' paychecks hostage | Daily Mail Online

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Despite a rocky rollout, the Paycheck Protection Program is in heavy demand and could soon use up the $349 billion Congress passed to help small firmsDespite a rocky rollout, the Paycheck Protection Program is in heavy demand and could soon use up the $349 billion Congress passed to help small firms

Coronavirus: Congress, Mnuchin weigh more for help for small business

“At the direction of President @realDonaldTrump, I've spoken with @SenateMajLdr, @SenSchumer, @SpeakerPelosi, and @GOPLeader to secure an additional $250 billion for the #PPPLoan program to make sure small businesses get the money they need!”

Steven Mnuchin on Twitter: "At the direction of President @realDonaldTrump, I've spoken with @SenateMajLdr, @SenSchumer, @SpeakerPelosi, and @GOPLeader to secure an additional $250 billion for the #PPPLoan program to make sure small businesses get the money they need!"

“Good news on #PPP. @senatemajldr is working with @SenSchumer & hopes to approve additional funding by voice vote during the Senate’s pro forma session this week on Thursday 9 April. We will need at least another $200-$250 billion for #PPPloan”

Marco Rubio on Twitter: "Good news on #PPP. @senatemajldr is working with @SenSchumer & hopes to approve additional funding by voice vote during the Senate’s pro forma session this week on Thursday 9 April. We will need at least another $200-$250 billion for #PPPloan"

“I hope none of my colleagues object to my request for these urgently-needed funds. There is no reason why this bipartisan job-saving program should be held hostage for other priorities. Let's re-fund the only program that's already running dry and keep moving forward together.”

Leader McConnell on Twitter: "I hope none of my colleagues object to my request for these urgently-needed funds. There is no reason why this bipartisan job-saving program should be held hostage for other priorities. Let's re-fund the only program that's already running dry and keep moving forward together."

“Just so everyone knows, Senate Democrats just objected to extending funding for the Paycheck Protection Program. More games keeping more workers from getting paychecks. #coronavirus #covid19”

Tim Scott on Twitter: "Just so everyone knows, Senate Democrats just objected to extending funding for the Paycheck Protection Program. More games keeping more workers from getting paychecks. #coronavirus #covid19"

President Donald Trump's sudden request to pump $250 billion more into a small businesses payroll program sets up a new showdown over aidThe new Paycheck Protection Program was quickly overrun as companies jumped at the chance to tap up to $10 million in forgivable loans

Trump Seeks Another $250 Billion in Virus Aid Showdown | Time

A $250 billion urgent request to shore up a depleting small business fund failed to pass the Senate Thursday after Democrats objected to the measure pushed by the White House and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. A $250 billion urgent request to shore up a depleting small business fund failed to pass the Senate Thursday after Democrats objected to the measure pushed by the White House and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. 

Democrats blocked Mitch McConnell's attempt Thursday to ram through coronavirus relief legislation to infuse a new small business loan program with an additional $250bn, saying the Republican majority leader's maneuver was a "political stunt" that shut them out of the negotiating process.Democrats blocked Mitch McConnell's attempt Thursday to ram through coronavirus relief legislation to infuse a new small business loan program with an additional $250bn, saying the Republican

Coronavirus: Democrats block Trump's new stimulus package warning it is a 'political stunt' and not enough | The Independent

Point of order: Congress weighs how to govern from afarPoint of order: Congress weighs how to govern from afar

Point of order: Congress weighs how to govern... | Taiwan News

Democrats and Republicans still need to work through their disagreements of what it should include.Democrats and Republicans still need to work through their disagreements of what it should include.

Paycheck Protection Program: Congress debates a bill to give more money to small businesses - Vox

The COVID-19 "Heroes Fund" proposed by Senate Democrats would give a $25,000 raise to current frontline workers and a $15,000 incentive for new ones.The COVID-19 "Heroes Fund" proposed by Senate Democrats would give a $25,000 raise to current frontline workers and a $15,000 incentive for new ones.

Essential workers would get $25,000 raise in new Senate Democrats plan - Business Insider

United States Senate Democrats want to introduce legislation to pay essential workers as much as $25,000 as part of coronavirus aid and response. This would be on top their regular salary. First responders, health care workers and truck drivers all could fall under the umbrella for the Heroes Fund. "People that work in grocery stores, a whole array of workers and the definition of that, will have to be worked out," Sen. Bob Casey.United States Senate Democrats want to introduce legislation to pay essential workers as much as $25,000 as part of coronavirus aid and response. This would be on top their regular salary. First responders, health care workers and truck drivers all could fall under the umbrella for the Heroes Fund. "People that work in grocery stores, a whole array of workers and the definition of that, will have to be worked out," Sen. Bob Casey.

U.S. Senate Democrats propose premium pay for essential workers | WHP

U.S. Senate Democrats propose premium pay for essential workers

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