Trump threatens to torpedo COVID relief with new demands

PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP threatened to veto Congress' recently passed COVID-19 relief package, calling for an increase of direct payments to most Americans. / AP FILE PHOTO/EVAN VUCCI
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump has threatened to torpedo Congress’ massive COVID-19 relief package in the midst of a raging pandemic and deep economic uncertainty, suddenly demanding changes fellow Republicans have opposed. Trump assailed the bipartisan $900 billion package in a video he tweeted out Tuesday night and suggested he may not sign the…

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