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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) railed last week against Republicans’ proposal to modestly reduce unemployment insurance benefits. Republicans were concerned that the $600 weekly unemployment insurance benefit has harmed the recovery from the severe disruptions caused by partial economic shutdowns in response to COVID-19.
FreedomWorks Vice President of Legislative Affairs Jason Pye made the following statement following the cloture vote to break a Democratic filibuster on the continuing resolution, H.R. 195, in the Senate: