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Trump Says He Now Wants Bigger Stimulus Than Democrats Offering

  • White House aide later said deal should be under $2 trillion
  • McConnell expresses skepticism about acting before election
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White House Increases Stimulus Offer to $1.8 Trillion
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President Donald Trump said he wants an even bigger stimulus than what Democrats have offered so far, yet another turnabout in his position and one that seemed to undercut his own negotiators.

“I would like to see a bigger stimulus package, frankly, than either the Democrats or the Republicans are offering,” Trump said on Rush Limbaugh’s radio program, saying he’s going in the “exact opposite” direction from his earlier stances.