WaPo: Senate Republicans fume as Mnuchin gives ground to Pelosi in search of deal

I spoke to Jeff Stein of the Washington Post about Congressional Republicans’ reservations over the ongoing Covid stimulus negotiations being led by Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin.

Liam Donovan, a Republican political strategist, said that there is “broad frustration” among GOP lawmakers over the emerging package. “There are zero policy wins in here for [Republicans], just swallowing slightly watered-down Heroes,” Donovan said, citing provisions related to taxpayer-funded abortions as well as the potential expansion of ACA credits. The Heroes Act is the multi-trillion-dollar relief bill passed by the House.

Read the full piece here.

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