Ramsey Touchberry

Washington Correspondent

Republicans Threaten to Oppose Coronavirus Stimulus Over Unemployment Aid

The four GOP lawmakers chalked up the conflict to a "drafting error." That mistake, they contended, would inadvertently incentivize low-wage earners to seek unemployment rather than remain at their current job because they could potentially receive more money through unemployment benefits.

Trump's Desired Coronavirus Payroll Tax Cuts Met With Pushback

As the details for an economic stimulus plan to combat coronavirus remain absent, so too does the support for a payroll tax cut among members of Congress, including Republicans. And Democrats say more needs to be done to prevent the economy from slipping into another recession.