Wednesday a report surfaced President Donald Trump was walking away from negotiations for a second stimulus bill until after the November election and a central Illinois Congressman says he wishes the President would not do that.
Congressman Darin LaHood says too many people are still hurting and with winter coming, many industries are going to be forced to lay people off because they are hurting for business.
Congressman LaHood is calling for revisions to the payroll protection program (PPP) and they need to look at extending unemployment benefits.
Lindsey Graham tweeted Wednesday morning urging the President and all his colleagues to return to the negotiating table because the bipartisan $1.5-trillion package "has many good things for individuals and businesses."
Rep. Cheri Bustos tweeted late Tuesday, quote - "The President's decision today discards the sacrifices made by millions of Americans over the past eight months and throws away any hard-fought progress toward recovery out the window."
Sen. Dick Durbin tweeted, quote - "In walking away from relief negotiations, President Trump is turning his back on struggling Americans at the worst possible time."