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Trump Moves Closer to Bipartisan Plan for More Stimulus Spending

Sept. 16, 2020, 10:48 PM

President Donald Trump said that he was open to more stimulus spending for pandemic relief in stalled talks with congressional Democrats.

Trump, at a White House press conference on Wednesday evening, said that he liked “the larger numbers” in a compromise $1.5 trillion stimulus proposal from a bipartisan group of House lawmakers that was an effort to break a months-long deadlock over bolstering the U.S. economy amid the coronavirus pandemic.

“I agree with a lot of it,” Trump said of the plan. “I heard Nancy Pelosi say she doesn’t want to leave until we have an agreement” and “she’s come...

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