Trump tells Congress to ‘GET IT DONE’

Trump tells Congress to ‘GET IT DONE’

While Trump is being treated for having contracted Covid-19 and the country is concerned about his health, the president, on Twitter, urged Congress to reach an agreement regarding a stimulus bill.  

According to CNBC, On Saturday, President Donald Trump pressured Congress to pass a coronavirus stimulus plan as his administration and House Democrats struggle to reach an agreement regarding a relief deal.

In a tweet sent, while he is still at Walter Reed Medical Center, the president wrote:

 “OUR GREAT USA WANTS & NEEDS STIMULUS. WORK TOGETHER AND GET IT DONE. Thank you!”

For months, Republicans and Democrats have failed to provide the U.S. economy and health-care system with new money, as they haven’t been able to agree on a price tag for the relief package and have important differences regarding what the money should be spent.

This pressure from the president could make some Republicans, particularly in the GOP-held Senate, more comfortable accepting a stimulus deal. 

After passing a 2.2 trillion bill, the House left for the month on Friday but could return to pass legislation if Pelosi and Mnuchin can finally reach an agreement. 

If a bill is not passed by October 12, it will have to wait till after the elections.

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