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Stimulus Talks Take Pessimistic Turn Over Liability Protections

  • Pelosi says McConnell stance suggests he doesn’t want a deal
  • Mnuchin, Meadows met with Democrats for second set to talks
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Watch: Republicans and Democrats have ended official stimulus negotiations, nailing down a few issues where both sides are in agreement, but there are still far more points where they don’t agree.(Source: Bloomberg)
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Stimulus talks between President Donald Trump’s representatives and Democrats bogged down Tuesday over demands by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell that his proposed changes to liability law be included wholesale in the aid package.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said McConnell’s insistence that his plan for shielding businesses, schools and other organizations against litigation stemming from coronavirus cases be in the bill exactly as proposed suggests that he’s not serious about reaching a deal.