President Trump Sends Mixed Signals On Stimulus Negotiations

After halting stimulus negotiations, President Trump is now calling on Congress to pass COVID-19 relief before Election Day — which Chicago and Springfield leaders say is desperately needed.

Stocks slumped after President Trump called on his negotiators to stop trying to reach a coronavirus relief deal with Democrats until after the election. The tweet from Trump dashed market hopes for near-term economic aid from Congress.
Stocks slumped after President Trump called on his negotiators to stop trying to reach a coronavirus relief deal with Democrats until after the election. The tweet from Trump dashed market hopes for near-term economic aid from Congress.
Stocks slumped after President Trump called on his negotiators to stop trying to reach a coronavirus relief deal with Democrats until after the election. The tweet from Trump dashed market hopes for near-term economic aid from Congress.
Stocks slumped after President Trump called on his negotiators to stop trying to reach a coronavirus relief deal with Democrats until after the election. The tweet from Trump dashed market hopes for near-term economic aid from Congress.

President Trump Sends Mixed Signals On Stimulus Negotiations

After halting stimulus negotiations, President Trump is now calling on Congress to pass COVID-19 relief before Election Day — which Chicago and Springfield leaders say is desperately needed.

Reset talks to Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi about the latest stimulus talks and the chances of Illinois receiving federal aid before Election Day. We also hear from WTTW’s Heather Cherone on how Chicago plans to balance its budget without federal funds.

GUESTS: U.S. Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL-8th)

Heather Cherone, WTTW Chicago politics reporter