Democrats Block Supplemental Aid To Paycheck Protection Program
Senate Democrats blocked McConnell’s attempt to swiftly pass a $250 billion boost in funds for small businesses experiencing revenue losses in the pandemic.
Senate Democrats just blocked urgent money for a popular, bipartisan job-saving program which they themselves literally coauthored with us two weeks ago. I complimented both sides and asked to increase the dollar amount without changing anything else. But they blocked it. https://t.co/kihn5p6rLa
— Leader McConnell (@senatemajldr) April 9, 2020
“We need more funding and we need it fast,” Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on the Senate floor. “The country cannot afford unnecessary wrangling or political maneuvering.”