FILE PHOTO: Home Majority Chief Steny Hoyer (D-MD) walks contained in the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., December 18, 2019. Information/Tom Brenner
WASHINGTON (Information) – The U.S. Home of Representatives is at present writing a coronavirus response invoice and plans to vote on it on Thursday, Majority Chief Steny Hoyer mentioned on Wednesday.
Democrats, who management the chamber, are together with unemployment insurance coverage, paid sick go away, and household and medical go away within the invoice. Hoyer mentioned that the payroll tax lower recommended by President Donald Trump, a Republican, is a “non-starter” and wouldn’t be included within the laws.
Reporting by Susan Cornwell; Writing by Lisa Lambert; Modifying by Chizu Nomiyama