Trump tweets for ‘much higher’ coronavirus spending but GOP uninterested

Senate Republicans rejected a call from President Trump on Wednesday to agree to a more costly coronavirus aid package that aligns with a Democratic proposal.

Trump tweeted Democrats are “heartless” and are refusing to cut a deal with Republicans that would provide a new round of direct payments to individuals and families.

But he appeared to suggest the GOP should give in to Democratic demands that the package spend at least $2.2 trillion, a number Republicans have declared is far too costly.

Trump tweeted, “Go for the much higher numbers, Republicans, it all comes back to the USA anyway
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