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Democrats Block Senate Coronavirus Package

Democrats blocked a Senate Republican $1.6 trillion emergency coronavirus package on Sunday that would provide economic relief to businesses and Americans suffering from the impact of the coronavirus outbreak. 

US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (L) and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (R) hold a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, May 22, 2019, following a meeting with US President Donald Trump at the White House. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo credit should read …

Nancy Pelosi Nixes Bipartisan Talks on Coronavirus Package

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said on Sunday that she has decided against moving forward with a bipartisan emergency coronavirus relief package and will instead push for her own bill to address the coronavirus after meeting with congressional and White House leaders.

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi speaks during her weekly press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, March 5, 2020. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images)