August 13, 2020 at 12:22 a.m. EDT
Relief talks stumble again and Trump insists a deal ‘won’t happen’
A new attempt to restart economic relief talks between the White House and the Democrats ended just minutes after it started on Wednesday, with President Trump voicing doubts about the entire process by declaring a deal “won̵
Just a few days earlier, he had suggested that he be ready for a new round of negotiations.
In declaring that the entire process was over, Trump used the form of a press conference to criticize Democrats’ proposals to fund election preparations and the Postal Service as part of his defense. method of spending more widely. It was one of the many issues that split parties during the two weeks of negotiations that initially collapsed on Friday before being briefly revived on Wednesday.
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