AP Congressional Correspondent
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said "good things" were underway on the next COVID-19 aid package Monday as he met with Republican congressional leaders, but new divisions between the Senate GOP and the White House are psoing fresh challenges as the crisis worsens and emergency relief is expiring.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has been prepared to roll out the $1 trillion package in a matter of days. But the administration criticized more virus testing money and interjected other priorities that could complicate quick passage.
"We've made a lot of progress," Trump said as the meeting got underway.
But the president acknowledged the "big flare up" of rising caseloads and deaths in the states. "Unfortunately, this is somet