U.S. Senator Sanders threatens to put hold on Senate aid bill
WASHINGTON U. S. Senator Bernie Sanders said about Wednesday he was prepared to set a hold on a $2 trillion Senate coronavirus economical relief expenses unless several grouped Republican senators drop their objections to be able to language on jobless benefits in the legislation.
Sanders, an independent who is working for the Democratic presidential don, said in the tweet: “Unless these Republican senators drop their objections, I am prepared to put a hold on this bill until stronger conditions are imposed on the $500 billion corporate welfare fund. ”