Schumer calls on top Republicans to make a deal on coronavirus relief

His comments come after Trump signed four executive actions over the weekend aimed at coronavirus economic relief, which upended negotiations with Congress.

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Monday called on top Republicans to come to the table on the next phase of coronavirus aid after President Donald Trump signed executive actions over the weekend aimed at economic relief that his critics called insufficient.

“I hope saner voices in the Republican Party will prevail and say, ‘Sit down with Pelosi and sit down with Schumer,’” the New York Democrat told MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” “We are not going to settle for some skimpy thing that doesn’t work.”

He added, “They have to meet us in the middle. They just can’t come to the table and say, ‘It’s my way or the highway.”

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