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Trump faces divisions with Senate GOP on virus aid

 

Last updated 7/20/2020 at 10:09am

LISA MASCARO

AP Congressional Correspondent

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump insisted "good things" were underway on the next COVID-19 aid package Monday as he met with Republican congressional leaders, but new divisions between the Senate GOP and the White House posed fresh challenges as the crisis worsened and emergency relief was expiring.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has been prepared to roll out the $1 trillion package in a matter of days. But the administration criticized more virus testing money and interjected other priorities that could complicate quick passage.

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