Vicky Hartzler
Vicky Hartzler (Courtesy: Missourinet)

(AUDIO) Hartzler on more relief spending, violence in cities

Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler joined Wake Up Columbia on Tuesday to talk about a possible new round of coronavirus relief spending, and what lawmakers want to do to stop violence during social justice protests in cities:

More from The Associated Press:

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the Trump administration remains willing to work on a bipartisan agreement to help small businesses, the unemployed, children and schools afftected by the coronavirus outbreak. Mnuchin at a hearing Tuesday accused Democratic leaders of holding up an agreement with hard-line positions. Democrats insist that dire economic conditions persist and say a larger relief package is needed. Mnuchin and top congressional Democrats have been in a monthslong stalemate over new relief legislation, with the two sides trillions of dollars apart. Lawmakers left Washington for the August recess without an agreement. Both sides insist they still want a deal.

(This story was last updated at 6:21 a.m. Wednesday.)

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