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Stimulus talks break down on Capitol Hill as negotiators walk away without a deal

Negotiations over the next stimulus package intended to bolster the economy and help struggling Americans pay their bills have stalled on Capitol Hill with Democrats and Trump administration officials walking away after talks broke down on Friday and devolved into partisan finger-pointing.

COVID relief bill: Negotiations reach breaking point, Trump plans executive order

Talks between the administration and Democratic leadership on a path forward for a COVID-19 relief bill collapsed Friday.

Trump tees up executive orders on economy but won't sign yet

“You always get sued,” Trump said. “We’ll probably get sued.”

Donald Trump to Suspend Payroll Tax Until End of 2020

President Trump said Friday he would defer the payroll tax until the end of the year, using an executive order.

Democrats Say They Lowered Demands But Coronavirus Relief Deal Still Not Looking Good

The White House rejected an offer from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and the two sides remain far apart.

Trump says he'll use executive action to defer payroll tax if Congress doesn't pass relief bill

President Trump promised to enact a variety of financial policies through executive action amid the coronavirus pandemic if Congress fails to negotiate a federal aid package.

Coronavirus relief talks collapse on Capitol Hill as Trump readies executive actions

“If Democrats continue to hold this critical relief hostage, I will act under my authority as president to get Americans the relief they need,” Trump said.Democratic leaders on Friday said the Whit...

What’s wrong with the mail

As November nears, the Postal Service is facing a crisis that could interfere with the election.

Postal Workers Union head confirms slowdown of postal service

“Something’s definitely changed at the post office,” says President of the American Postal Workers Union Mark Diamondstein. “A few weeks ago, the new postmaster general put in some policies that we don’t think can do anything but slow down mail.”

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