The Democrats have a proposal from the Republicans, from President Donald Trump for a new Coronavirus-aid package is decided to be rejected. The leader of the Democrats in the house of representatives and Senate, Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer, criticized, among other things, the project is to reduce a weekly Supplement to the unemployment benefit from $ 600 to $ 200. "Millions of families" are currently dependent on this grant, "to get by".
The proposal from the Republicans see an extension of the dismissal protection for tenants who can't pay due to the Corona-crisis your rent, and no additional funds for States and municipalities to pay for medical staff and teachers, criticized Pelosi and Schumer in a joint statement. Instead, it will give tax breaks for "wealthy corporations" and two billion dollars for a renovation of the main headquarters of the Federal police FBI.
The Republicans had presented a "weak, fragmented proposal," "the will to extend the suffering of millions of workers and families in all of America only", criticized the Democrats.
a point of contention unemployment benefits
trump is the Republicans in the Senate had on Monday a proposal for a new Corona-aid package is presented with a circumference of around a trillion dollars. A point of contention is the weekly $ 600 grant to the unemployment benefit, which was introduced in the spring with a large Corona-rescue package. He would expire without a new agreement at the end of the month. The unemployment benefit itself is paid by the Federal States and may vary depending on the Region.
The Democrats ' request for an extension of the Federal subsidy to the next year. Many Republicans are strongly opposed to it. They argue that the unemployed could earn with the subsidy, more money than many working – and would therefore have no incentive to look for a Job. Because of the Coronavirus pandemic, millions of people in America have lost their jobs.
criticism from Republicans
the plans of The Republicans are also encountered in the ranks of rejection. President Donald Trump said that there were some points that didn't like him, but without giving any details. Previously, a number of party colleagues from the Congress chamber had criticized the majority leader, Mitch McConnell, submitted a Plan. "I am, however, a further trillion dollars in liabilities," said about Rand Paul
Republicans and Democrats to find a compromise for a new aid package, because the Republicans have in the Senate the majority, but not in the house of representatives. This is controlled by the Democrats.
The Corona-pandemic has the United States firmly in its grip. Meanwhile, more than 4.3 million cases of infection and more than 148,000 Deaths have been confirmed – by far the highest Figures in the world.Updated Date: 28 July 2020, 23:19