GOP Senators Seek To Cut Emergency Unemployment Benefits By $200-400 Per Week

GOP senators are looking to cut emergency unemployment benefits by between $200 and $400 per week.Republicans have voiced concern over $600 per week increase for unemployment benefits that were included in the CARES Act passed in March. Some GOP lawmakers said the benefits would prevent some workers from returning to work because they would get more money through benefits. Democrats disagree and say that it will increase the amount of money stimulating the economy.Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is expected to introduce an estimated $1 trillion bill this week. He has previously …

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