by rafael on Oct 07 2020

-- by Eli Rosenberg and Heather Long, The Washington Post:

Americans left in the lurch by President Trump’s sudden decision to abandon negotiations over a long-delayed stimulus package expressed disbelief, disgust and desperation Wednesday about Trump’s abrupt move.

In interviews with The Washington Post, unemployed workers and struggling business owners most affected by the move said that while they are familiar with Washington dysfunction, they are still stunned by the latest decision of Trump and Republicans to break discussions off.

Many said they are counting on an influx of financial support, as they watched bank accounts dwindle since the expiration of most of the previous aid programs in August.

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