One of the last issues to close concerned $500 billion for guaranteed, subsidized lends to large industries, including a fight over how magnanimous to be with the airlines, in recognition of the fact that Democrats wanted them to abide by brand-new carbon emissions limiteds. Infirmaries would get substantial cure as well.
In a letter to his colleagues, Schumer noted, “Democrats are ready to give our unanimous consent to speed up the consideration of the legislation and get the job done.“ That means that if there are no objections from Republican, the Senate could clear the greenback without a formal roll call vote. Parliamentarily, that is the fastest way to move something on the floor.
A senior GOP source told Fox News help and Townhall.com editor Guy Benson that the move was a face-saving exercise by Schumer, and that he was trying to “take credit” for a GOP bill that he filibustered for “small ball” revisions. Democrats, different sources said, couldn’t drag the situation out much more significant; economic conditions have worsened dramatically, and President Trump’s approval rating has risen.