Will Americans Get More Stimulus Relief During the Pandemic? U.S. Jobless claims are down but many Americans are still reeling from the hit to the economy. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Sen. Chuck Schumer update on what’s taking a second stimulus package so long.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Monday that Democrats would seek to maintain federal unemployment benefits at $600 per week while the jobless rate remains high.
Pelosi also said she wants bipartisan agreement on a second stimulus package by week’s end.
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Sen. Chuck Schumer update on what’s taking a second stimulus package so long
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Nancy Patricia Pelosi is an American politician serving as a congresswoman from California and the speaker of the United States House of Representatives. A member of the Democratic Party, Pelosi is the only woman in U.S. history to serve as Speaker and the highest-ranking female elected official in United States history. She is also the dean of California’s congressional delegation. As House speaker, Pelosi is second in the presidential line of succession, after the vice president.