Cases are soaring, businesses are staring at a gloomy winter, Thanksgiving's cancelled and Congress... they're on recess with no stimulus deal. On POLITICO Dispatch, sarahnferris and jersiegel look at why lawmakers still can't agree on Covid relief.
Listen to this episode from POLITICO Dispatch on Spotify. Covid cases are soaring, businesses are staring at a gloomy winter, millions of Americans are struggling and Congress ..... well, they’re on recess. POLITICO’s Sarah Ferris breaks down why there’s still no deal on another round of coronavirus relief — and what role President-Elect Biden will play in future negotiations. Plus, the Trump administration lets Biden move forward with the transition. And the CDC urges overwhelmed contact tracers to prioritize certain cases. Sarah Ferris is a congressional reporter for POLITICO. Jeremy Siegel is a host for POLITICO Dispatch. Irene Noguchi is the executive producer of POLITICO audio. Jenny Ament is the senior producer of POLITICO audio. Stay up on the latest congressional news in POLITICO's Huddle newsletter.
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