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Schumer Says Making Progress, White House Needs to Go Further

Aug. 5, 2020, 3:04 PM

Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer says Democrats will keep “slogging” through step-by-step on virus relief talks until a better deal is achieved.

  • “While we have started to generate some forward momentum, we need our partners in the White House to go much further on a number of issues,” Schumer says in opening floor remarks
  • Schumer says need to extend unemployment benefits, assist renters and provide more aid for state and local governments
  • Related: Stimulus Talks Quicken With Lawmakers, White House Feeling Heat

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