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Mnuchin says coronavirus aid deal unlikely before U.S. election, will keep trying

15 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said he and House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi were "far apart" on another coronavirus economic relief package, and that a deal would be hard to reach before the Nov. 3 elections, but he would keep trying.

McConnell sets Senate vote on coronavirus aid, Pelosi spurns White House bid

14 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday the Republican-led U.S. Senate would vote next week on a targeted, $500 billion coronavirus economic aid bill of the type Democrats already have rejected as they hold out for trillions in relief.

White House aides downplay coronavirus aid chances; Pelosi blasts Trump, but discusses airline help

08 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON Top White House officials on Wednesday downplayed the possibility of more coronavirus relief, while House Speaker Nancy Pelosi disparaged President Donald Trump for backing away from talks on a comprehensive deal.

Don't politicize the virus, Pelosi tells Trump

06 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump has no basis for claiming success battling the country's coronavirus crisis, Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi said on Monday, saying his policies had endangered Americans.

Don't politicize the virus, Pelosi tells Trump

06 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump has no basis for claiming success battling the country's coronavirus crisis, Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi said on Monday, saying his policies had endangered Americans. | Video

Don't politicize the virus, Pelosi tells Trump

06 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump has no basis for claiming success battling the country's coronavirus crisis, Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi said on Monday, saying his policies had endangered Americans. | Video

Pelosi, Mnuchin talk coronavirus aid as presidential illness complicates picture

05 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin spoke by phone for about an hour on Monday on coronavirus economic relief and were preparing to talk again Tuesday, continuing their recent flurry of activity working towards a deal on legislation. | Video

U.S. coronavirus relief bill complicated by top Republicans testing positive

05 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON, Oct 5 The renewed effort in the U.S. Congress to reach a fresh deal to pump coronavirus relief funds into the pandemic-hit economy has been further complicated by the news that President Donald Trump and three Senate Republicans have tested positive.

No quarantine for U.S. Vice President Pence, whose COVID-19 test was negative; next in line to Trump

03 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, next in line for the Oval Office, tested negative for COVID-19, hours after President Donald Trump announced that he was infected and went into quarantine, Pence's spokesman said on Friday.

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