A group of Republican and Democratic lawmakers unveiled a $908 billion stimulus plan on Dec. 1, in an attempt to break through partisan gridlock after months of failed relief negotiations.
Lawmakers and the White House are facing growing pressure to pass additional coronavirus relief as COVID- 19 cases surge, states and cities put more restrictions in place and existing relief programs soon expire.
“It’s not the time for political brinkmanship,” said Sen. Joe Manchin (D., W.V.) at a press conference on Tuesday.
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