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July 23, 2020, 12:22 AM

McConnell Poised to Unveil Republican Version of Stimulus Plan

Laura Litvan
Laura Litvan
Bloomberg News

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 ...