COVID-19 relief talks progress slowly

CQ Budget, Ep. 166

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., speak to reporters after meeting with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows in the Capitol on coronavirus aid. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., speak to reporters after meeting with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows in the Capitol on coronavirus aid. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Posted August 4, 2020 at 11:58am

Trump administration officials and congressional leaders seem to be making some progress on the next COVID-19 relief bill after more than a week of talks. But key issues remain, including unemployment insurance, schools reopening, and state and local aid. CQ Roll Call’s David Lerman and Jennifer Shutt break down the recent negotiations, discuss the sticking points and look at where negotiations go from here.

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