CNN’s Manu Raju reports that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is pushing back the possibility of another economic stimulus bill even further, from right after election as President Donald Trump promised if he wins to after the New Year no matter what happens Tuesday:
McConnell pours cold water on doing a stimulus package in lame-duck, which is what Pelosi’s pushing for, and says it’s better to do at beginning of year. “I think that’ll be something we’ll need to do right at the beginning of the year,” he said on Hugh Hewitt’s radio show
— Manu Raju (@mkraju) October 30, 2020
It’s “unfathomable,” Sen. Cory Gardner didn’t say. But for economists and public health authorities warning of a nightmarish winter ahead, and millions of Americans who needed help many months ago while Gardner pretended to hear them, this is very tough news.