A late effort to find a compromise between Republicans and Democrats on further pandemic relief may provide a path out of the stalemate.
Members of the bipartisan House Problem Solvers Caucus released a $2 trillion package Tuesday meant to appeal to both parties. The proposal includes measures to bring back the Paycheck Protection Program for small businesses and direct checks of $1,200 or more for taxpayers.
The package is closer to what Democrats want in terms of size. Democrats are seeking a package worth at least $2.2 trillion after initially proposing a measure worth up to $3.7 trillion. Democrats blocked a GOP