Democratic leaders rejected Republicans’ $1 trillion coronavirus stimulus package on Thursday, saying it is “a partisan bill that will never become law.”
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer both criticized the legislation, saying it does not go far enough.
“What we have seen so far falls very short of the challenge that we face in order to defeat the virus, and in order to open our schools and open our economy,” Pelosi said. “We have to act. And what they’re proposing falls far short.”
Schumer said the package is “a partisan bill that will never become law just so they can muster up the courage to negotiate.”