Donald Trump's Payroll Tax Cut Plan Is Now Dead

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Donald Trump's Payroll Tax Cut Plan Is Now Dead

Economists largely agreed that the payroll tax cut would do little to help the economy.

Speaking from the Senate floor on Thursday afternoon, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said that Republicans had "assembled the framework" of their package but that the administration requested additional time to review the details.

"No one ceases to be a person because they lack documentation, which is why we filed this lawsuit", said New York Attorney General Letitia James, part of the coalition of states and localities that sued.

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The GOP scramble leaves the fate of the broader deal - and the $600 weekly unemployment benefits that have provided a lifeline for millions of Americans - still in some doubt.

"The sum of these efforts", he said, "will be a strong, targeted piece of legislation aimed directly at the challenges we face right now".

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"Like me, Jim is not a believer in 'Cancel Culture, '" he added.

A rough outline of the GOP's initial coronavirus relief bill is being circulated among top aides in Congress, and it was obtained by Business Insider. "We have a fundamental agreement, we're just looking at language".

The breakthrough on testing money was key after days of debate between Republicans and the White House.

McConnell scrapped a choreographed rollout that would have featured Republicans with tough reelection races claiming credit for provisions like a $15 billion appropriation for child care assistance for parents trying to go back to work while many schools will remain closed this fall. In some situations, the boost gives the unemployed more money than if they were working.

As for the impacts a new defense budget would have on OH, the senators highlighted a three percent raise for service members and continued operation of the Lima Army Tank Plant, as well as upgrades to Wright Patterson and other bases in the Buckeye State. "We're dealing with the mechanical issues associated with that", Mnuchin said Thursday morning.

Democrats warned time was running out.

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But numerous Republicans have said they do not support a payroll tax cut now. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass. A new AP-NORC poll shows very few Americans want full school sessions without restrictions in the fall.

"People need the sustenance of day-to-day life", Neal said at the Capitol. "It's going to be big", he said. "The recovery is going to be slow", he said.

Instead of a payroll tax cut, the GOP will now back US$1,200 checks for individuals who make up to US$75,000 a year, exactly as in the March stimulus bill.

Later Friday, White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany told reporters she could not explain the specifics of how Inhofe may modify the approved bill, or the specific provision on military bases.

Roll Call reports that the plan would also set up "rescue committees" charged with overhauling the government's Medicare, Social Security and highway construction trust funds.

Trump's directive asked Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to oversee the census and provide him with the data of illegal immigrants so that the President can exclude them from the total population of voters, which will be a heavy blow for Democrats controlled House of Representatives.

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