Sanders threatens to put hold on Senate relief bill over unemployment aid

Sanders threatens to put hold on Senate relief bill over unemployment aid

Senator Bernie Sanders on Wednesday threatened to delay the $2tr coronavirus relief bill in Senate if four Republican senators did not drop their opposition to a provision of a $600 per week in the bill for unemployment insurance for up to four months. The four Republicans were insisting a vote to cap the aid as they thought the provision could encourage companies to lay off workers.

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