BREAKING: Democrats, White House reach deal on $482 billion coronavirus aid package that would replenish small-business loan program and provide funding for hospitals— Roll Call (@rollcall) April 21, 2020
Many small business owners waiting to know the fate of their loans do not have the resources on hand to pay their employees and are forced to furlough them.— Washington Examiner (@dcexaminer) April 21, 2020
With unemployment insurance boosted by $600 a week, rehiring can be a difficult sell.
One leading House Democrat came right out and said they've been blocking urgent money for workers' paychecks because they don't want to give up political leverage. Think about that: Democrats would rather use workers as partisan leverage than actually help them. pic.twitter.com/1Lve1xutb2— Senate Republican Communications Center (@SRCC) April 21, 2020