GOP Shuts Down Senate As Unemployment Benefits Expire For Millions

Republicans have shut down the Senate as unemployment benefits millions of Americans rely on run out.

“A crucial week on Capitol Hill that began with a rocky Republican rollout of a coronavirus relief package ended with a complete breakdown in negotiations, threatening to deepen the perils of an already embattled President Donald Trump.

The Republican-led Senate adjourned Thursday for a long weekend with no action on COVID-19 relief, all but ensuring that a $600 weekly federal unemployment benefit would expire Friday.” [READ MORE]