Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the GOP will not extend the added $600 weekly benefit when it expires at the end of July.
On Wednesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell led a confirmation hearing for Cory Wilson, a staunch opponent to reproductive healthcare and the Affordable Care Act.
After House Democrats powered through a massive $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill last week, the Senate plans to instead focus on judicial nominations.
Opponents argue a liability shield could protect companies that don’t take adequate measures to address the safety and health of their workers and customers.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said there’s no “urgency” to pass another bill and that Republicans are “assessing what we’ve done already.”
Democrats say Justin Walker’s confirmation to the U.S. Court of Appeals could threaten the health of millions of Americans protected by the Affordable Care Act, which the Trump administration is challenging in court.
'As Senate Majority Leader, I'm putting Kentucky's priorities at the center of the national response,' McConnell said on Sunday.