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Van Hollen Accuses McConnell of Thwarting COVID Relief Compromise

December 4th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

Earlier this week, a group of lawmakers unveiled a bipartisan relief proposal that generated some initial excitement around the notion that perhaps the months-long wait for compromise on coronavirus stimulus was coming to an end.  However, Senator Chris Van Hollen, a Maryland Democrat, says Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is blocking the effort, refusing to compromise with Democrats. He calls the developments “disappointing” and accused McConnell of trying to “leverage a pandemic”…