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Senate under growing pressure to reach coronavirus relief deal – POLITICO

Democrats seek to extend a $600-per-week federal benefit into 2021, while Republicans want to dramatically scale back the payment.

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Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer emerged from a two hour meeting with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House chief of staff Mark Meadows Monday afternoon offering some optimism. The parties discussed top line numbers, particularly funds for schools.
“It was productive, were moving down the track,” Pelosi said after the meeting. “We still have our differences, we are trying to have a clearer understanding of what the needs are.”
It was the sixth such ses…

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Graham: Senate Judiciary Committee will approve Barrett on October 22 – CNN

Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham said Sunday that the committee will approve Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court on October 22, setting up a full Senate vote to send her to the high court by the end of the month.

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Washington (CNN)Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham said Sunday that the committee will approve Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court on October 22, setting up a full Senate vote to send her to the high court by the end of the month.
“So, we’ll start on October 12, and more than half of the Supreme Court justices who have had hearings were done within 16 days or less,” Graham said on Fox News. “We’ll have a day of introduction. We’ll have two days of questioning, Tuesday and…

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Pelosi believes coronavirus relief deal still possible as Democrats prepare new package – CNBC

Stimulus negotiations between House Democrats and the Trump administration fell apart in early August, though Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he and Pelosi have agreed to restart talks.

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday said another coronavirus stimulus plan is possible as House Democrats try to forge ahead on a smaller aid package costing about $2.4 trillion, roughly $1 trillion less than their initial proposal but more than what the Trump administration has signaled it will accept. 
Stimulus negotiations between House Democrats and the Trump administration fell apartment in early August, though Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he and Pelosi have agreed to restart ta…

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Police: LAPD officer wounded during attack inside Harbor Division station in San Pedro – KTLA Los Angeles

A Los Angeles police officer suffered a head injury when he was attacked by an assailant Saturday night inside the Harbor Division police station in San Pedro, authorities said. “Some individual came into the Harbor station, and when an officer went to speak …

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A Los Angeles police officer suffered a head injury when he was attacked by an assailant Saturday night inside the Harbor Division police station in San Pedro, authorities said.
Some individual came into the Harbor station, and when an officer went to speak with him, some type of confrontation occurred where we believe an officer was disarmed, said LAPD Chief Michel Moore.
Early Sunday, Moore tweeted: Spoke with officer at hospital. He is resting and will be ok. Bumps and bruises. He was not s…

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