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>>>MILLIONS OF AMERICANS>>>MILLIONS OF AMERICANS DESPERATELY WAITING FOR CONGRESS DESPERATELY WAITING FOR CONGRESS TO GET ITS ACT TOGETHER AS THE TO GET ITS ACT TOGETHER AS THE NEGOTIATIONS ON A COLOSSAL NEGOTIATIONS ON A COLOSSAL STIMULUS BILL SEEMED TO HAVE HIT STIMULUS BILL SEEMED TO HAVE HIT A STALEMATE. A STALEMATE. THE LAWMAKERS ARE FINGER THE LAWMAKERS ARE FINGER POINTING AND NO SURPRISE, AND IT POINTING AND NO SURPRISE, AND IT WAS TORPEDOED A BI-PARTISAN WAS TORPEDOED A BI-PARTISAN PROVISION WHILE REPUBLICANS ARE PROVISION WHILE REPUBLICANS ARE CLAIMING THAT IT IS CONTAINING CLAIMING THAT IT IS CONTAINING TOO MUCH AND DEMOCRATS SAY IT IS TOO MUCH AND DEMOCRATS SAY IT IS NOT ENOUGH. NOT ENOUGH. NOW NANCY PELOSI IS SAYING THEY NOW NANCY PELOSI IS SAYING THEY WILL INTRODUCE THEIR OWN BILL. WILL INTRODUCE THEIR OWN BILL. AND NOW JOINING US FROM CAPITOL AND NOW JOINING US FROM CAPITOL HILL IS CORRESPONDENT GARRETT HILL IS CORRESPONDENT GARRETT HAAKE HAAKE HAAKE. HAAKE. TELL ME WHAT IT IS LIKE GOING ON TELL ME WHAT IT IS LIKE GOING ON UP THERE? UP THERE?>>WELL, IT IS A GHOST TOWN.>>WELL, IT IS A GHOST TOWN. IT IS A BIZARRE ATMOSPHERE UP IT IS A BIZARRE ATMOSPHERE UP HERE. HERE. THERE ARE FEWER REPORTERS, AND A THERE ARE FEWER REPORTERS, AND A FEWER LAWMAKERS AND FEWER STAFF. FEWER LAWMAKERS AND FEWER STAFF. WITH ONE HOUSE IN OPERATION WITH ONE HOUSE IN OPERATION RIGHT NOW, THE SENATE, YOU WOULD RIGHT NOW, THE SENATE, YOU WOULD EXPECT TO SEE A LOT MORE PEOPLE EXPECT TO SEE A LOT MORE PEOPLE UP HERE THAN YOU WOULD ON A UP HERE THAN YOU WOULD ON A WEEKDAY OF A MAJOR MAJOR PIECE WEEKDAY OF A MAJOR MAJOR PIECE OF LEGISLATION IS WORKED ON. OF LEGISLATION IS WORKED ON. THAT IS NOT THE CASE UP HERE. THAT IS NOT THE CASE UP HERE. IT IS AN ABSOLUTE FEEL THAT IS IT IS AN ABSOLUTE FEEL THAT IS GOING ON HERE IS UNLIKE ANYTHING GOING ON HERE IS UNLIKE ANYTHING THEY HAVE EVER EXPERIENCED THEY HAVE EVER EXPERIENCED COVERING CAPITOL HILL. COVERING CAPITOL HILL. AND NOW, AS TO WHERE WE ARE IN AND NOW, AS TO WHERE WE ARE IN THIS ALL OF THIS, THE THIS ALL OF THIS, THE NEGOTIATIONS ARE CONTINUING. NEGOTIATIONS ARE CONTINUING. AND SECRETARY MNUCHIN IS GOING AND SECRETARY MNUCHIN IS GOING BACK AND FORTH BETWEEN SCHUMER BACK AND FORTH BETWEEN SCHUMER AND McCONNELL’S OFFICES ALL DAY AND McCONNELL’S OFFICES ALL DAY LONG AND CONTINUING TO TRY TO LONG AND CONTINUING TO TRY TO HAMMER OUT THE BIGGER POINTS IN HAMMER OUT THE BIGGER POINTS IN THIS WHICH IS COMING BACK TO THE THIS WHICH IS COMING BACK TO THE $500 BILLION FUND TO BAILOUT OR $500 BILLION FUND TO BAILOUT OR HELP TO PROVIDE THE LOANS TO HELP TO PROVIDE THE LOANS TO LARGER BUSINESSES THAT DON’T LARGER BUSINESSES THAT DON’T HAVE ENOUGH TRANSPARENCY OR HAVE ENOUGH TRANSPARENCY OR OVERSIGHT FOR DEMOCRATS, AND OVERSIGHT FOR DEMOCRATS, AND GETTING MORE MONEY TO THE STATE GETTING MORE MONEY TO THE STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS AND AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS AND HOSPITALS. HOSPITALS. THOSE ARE THE REAL ISSUES HERE. THOSE ARE THE REAL ISSUES HERE. THEN THERE IS A WHOLE BUNCH OF THEN THERE IS A WHOLE BUNCH OF CHIPPY KIND OF NASTY TONE OF CHIPPY KIND OF NASTY TONE OF DEBATE AROUND THE OTHER ISSUES DEBATE AROUND THE OTHER ISSUES THAT BOTH PARTIES HAVE TRIED TO THAT BOTH PARTIES HAVE TRIED TO INSERT INTO THIS. INSERT INTO THIS. REPUBLICANS ARE ACCUSING THE REPUBLICANS ARE ACCUSING THE DEMOCRATS OF HOLDING UP THE DEMOCRATS OF HOLDING UP THE PROCESS OVER THE CAMPAIGN GRAB PROCESS OVER THE CAMPAIGN GRAB BAG ITEMS THAT DON’T NECESSARILY BAG ITEMS THAT DON’T NECESSARILY FALL INTO THE REAL EMERGENCY FALL INTO THE REAL EMERGENCY BILL, BUT IT IS THE CORE $500 BILL, BUT IT IS THE CORE $500 BILLION AND THE MONEY FOR THE BILLION AND THE MONEY FOR THE LOCAL AND THE STATE GOVERNMENTS LOCAL AND THE STATE GOVERNMENTS AND THAT IS THE MAIN ISSUES AND THAT IS THE MAIN ISSUES HERE. HERE. THE SMALL BUSINESS PROVISIONS