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A new coronavirus stimulus package is stalled over disagreements to extend the weekly federal unemployment boost

6 days ago   |   By Business Insider

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Sunday appeared on ABC News' "This Week" and detailed some of the ongoing negotiations between Republicans and Democrats over a forthcoming coronavirus relief package.
Republicans and Democrats have hit a wall over the since-expired $600 weekly boost to federal unemployment benefits, which was part of the $2 trillion CARES Act passed in March.
Republicans, including President Trump, have said they don't plan to extend the initial boost because they believe it "paid people to stay home."
Mnuchin said Republicans had offered...
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