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  • voting may be over, but the bickering between Republicans and Democrats over another stimulus package is not.

  • Both sides appeared to dig in their heels on Friday.

  • Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he's convinced the next economic stimulus package needed to be smaller after seeing the 1% point drop in the nation's unemployment rate in October to 6.9% along with other data pointing to an economy that's on the mend, that I think clearly auto affect what size of any rescue package we additionally do.

  • I do think we need another one, but I think it reinforces the argument that I've been making the last few months.

  • That's something smaller rather than throwing another $3 trillion at this issue is more appropriate with it highly targeted towards things that are directly related to the coronavirus.

  • But that call for narrow package was quickly rejected by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a Democrat.

  • No, it doesn't appeal to me at all because they still have not agreed to crush the virus.

  • If you don't question the virus, we're still gonna have to be dealing with the consequences of the virus and that's why we have said the three pillars of Arbil crushed the virus.

  • Honor our heroes.

  • That's our state and local.

  • Over a million people have lost their jobs already and the Democrats final pillar money to protect jobs on Main Street.

  • Pelosi, who has been working to broker a deal with Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, called on Republicans Friday to come back to the table and negotiate.

  • The Democrats have held firm on a $2.2 trillion economic stimulus plan.

  • Republicans, however, have tried and failed twice to advance a smaller stimulus plan with just a half trillion dollar price tag.

voting may be over, but the bickering between Republicans and Democrats over another stimulus package is not.

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