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Trump Moves Closer to Bipartisan Plan for More Stimulus Spending

  • He urges Senate Republicans to ‘go for the higher numbers’
  • Meadows says $1.5 trillion could be acceptable to White House
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Problem Solvers Caucus Co-Chairs on $1.52 Trillion Stimulus Plan
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President Donald Trump said that he was open to more stimulus spending for pandemic relief in stalled talks with congressional Democrats.

Trump, at a White House press conference on Wednesday evening, said that he liked “the larger numbers” in a compromise $1.5 trillion stimulus proposal from a bipartisan group of House lawmakers that was an effort to break a months-long deadlock over bolstering the U.S. economy amid the coronavirus pandemic.