A last ditch effort fails …

 

A last-ditch effort by Democrats to revive collapsing negotiations on a federal COVID-19 rescue package ended in disappointment Friday, leaving unemployment benefits in peril for millions of Americans.

 

 

WASHINGTON — A last-ditch effort by Democrats to revive collapsing Capitol Hill talks on vital COVID-19 rescue money ended in disappointment on Friday, making it increasingly likely that Washington gridlock will mean more hardship for millions of people who are losing enhanced jobless benefits and further damage for an economy pummeled by the still-raging coronavirus .

 

 


From Chicago Tribune Facebook post dated 8/7/20