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McConnell Poised to Unveil Republican Version of Stimulus Plan

July 23, 2020, 12:22 AM

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell may introduce the GOP stimulus plan as soon as Thursday with a series of bills that would serve as an opening to negotiations with Democrats.

Republicans and the White House reached agreement Wednesday evening on the spending portion of their stimulus plan, a breakthrough that will help ease the way for McConnell to offer “a handful of bills” that will form the virus relief package designed to kick-start bipartisan talks, said Missouri Senator Roy Blunt, a member of the GOP leadership.

“It will probably be several bills that come together as a package,” Blunt ...