July 21, 2020 at 10:08 AM EDT
Mnuchin, Meadows head to Capitol Hill after Trump’s coronavirus funds plan gets frosty reception
Top rated administration officials will head to Capitol Hill on Tuesday for a comprehensive day of conferences after some of President Trump’s priorities in the upcoming coronavirus shelling out deal had been fulfilled with bipartisan resistance, prompting one GOP senator to connect with Trump’s pitch a “first draft.”
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White Residence Main of Team Mark Meadows will fulfill with Republicans and Democrats about the tax and spending package deal. White House officials stated they want to keep it at all-around $1 trillion, but Democrats have claimed they are focusing on a much much more significant system modeled just after the $3 trillion Heroes Act that they passed in Might.
Mnuchin and Meadows program to fulfill with Senate GOP appropriators in the late morning to talk about Republican problems about a White Dwelling drive to minimize new funding for tests, tracing and the Centers for Sickness Manage and Avoidance. White Property officers have also expressed opposition to extending additional help to states and metropolitan areas, an challenge that has split Republicans.
Mnuchin and Meadows also plan to show up at the Senate Republican caucus lunch and meet up with independently with Home Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.).
By Erica Werner, Jeff Stein and Seung Min Kim