Trump White House and Democratic leaders agree on a deadline for a second $2 trillion COVID relief package. John Iadarola and Aqualus Gordon break it down on The Damage Report. Follow The Damage Report on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheDamageReportTYT/
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"With the agreed upon deadline for Democratic leaders and the Trump White House to reach a deal on coronavirus relief just hours away, a survey released Tuesday shows that likely U.S. voters overwhelmingly support a $2 trillion stimulus package to boost the economy and provide relief for the tens of millions of people left jobless, hungry, and at risk of homelessness by the ongoing pandemic.
The New York Times/Siena College poll (pdf) shows that 72% of likely voters—including 56% of Republicans—support passage of a "new two trillion dollar stimulus package to extend increased unemployment insurance, send stimulus checks to most Americans, and provide financial support to state and local governments." Just 21% of respondents said they are opposed to such an agreement.
The survey results—which also show strong support for a public option in healthcare and a $2 trillion climate and infrastructure package—come as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin are working to iron out their differences on coronavirus relief legislation that broadly aligns with the plan outlined in the new poll."
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