McConnell Pledges To Scrap Unemployment Boost

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Published on May 21, 2020 - Duration: 00:31s

McConnell Pledges To Scrap Unemployment Boost

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has vowed to throw out the newly enacted $600 boost in weekly unemployment checks for laid-off Americans.

Why?

Business Insider says McConnell doesn't like the idea of paying people more to remain unemployed than to work.

Democrats are pressing to extend unemployment benefits.

The benefits are creating a deep rift between lawmakers.

Politicians are fighting to shape the size and scale of the next coronavirus relief package.


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