Sen. McConnell: Finds the excuse to not stump for the payroll tax cut

Wants GOP members to get home to campaign. according to Fox’s Charlie Gasparino, Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is saying that he wants a quick conclusion to the stimulus talks.  That means foreoing fighting for items like the payroll tax cut that Pres. Trump insists on.  The reason for the tactic?  He wants members home and campaigning to keep the Senate. […]

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U.S. airlines receive extra $9.5 billion in payroll support: U.S. Treasury

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: American Airlines passenger planes crowd a runway where they are parked at Tulsa International Airport in Tulsa By Jonathan Landay and David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Treasury Department said on Saturday it has released $ 9.5 billion in additional funds from the Payroll Support Program to U.S. air carriers, […]

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Some U.S. airlines nearing acceptance of payroll aid plan: sources

© Reuters. American Airlines planes are parked at the gate during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Washington By Tracy Rucinski and David Shepardson (Reuters) – Some large U.S. passenger airlines are close to accepting the terms of a $ 25 billion offer for government coronavirus payroll aid, with announcements possible as early as Tuesday, […]

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