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THUNE HOPES FOR COMPROMISE ON NEW STIMULUS PACKAGE

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As the current session of Congress winds down for this year, there have been no negotiations on a new pandemic economic relief plan since the election.

South Dakota Senator John Thune says Republicans are ready to move on another round of economic stimulus:

OC……to fight the virus :28

Thune says the relief package is focused on those people and groups who are facing other losses:

OC……from the virus. :27

Thune says nothing is being passed because Democrats are not willing to agree on the financial limits in a new stimulus plan:

OC……are not :22

Republicans are talking about five hundred billion dollars in additional relief while Democrats have been aiming for a more expensive plan costing about one point two trillion dollars.

Jerry Oster WNAX