Pelosi and Schumer Say New $908 Bill. Covid Relief Bill is a "Good Starting Point"
What Happened: On Thursday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D) said they supported the new bipartisan $908 Billion Coronavirus Relief Bill as a good starting point for negotiations. This is the second major concession by the Democrats on the relief bill. Originally, Republicans were seeking a bill of around $1 trillion and Democrats were seeking a bill of $3 trillion plus, which left negotiations at a standstill. Democrats later propos