Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday he hasn’t been to the White House since August 6.


WASHINGTON – The White House is set to offer Democrats a $1.8 trillion COVID-19 stimulus package as President Donald Trump reverses course on stimulus negotiations, saying he wants to “Go Big.”

The proposal is a $1.8 trillion offer, according to an administration official speaking on the condition of anonymity to discuss details of a negotiation still underway. It is about $200 billion more than the White House’s $1.6 trillion proposal last week.

It is still smaller than the $2.2 trillion Democrats most recently offered and which Trump rejected on Tuesday, but Trump seemed to undercut his administration’s negotiation, telling Rush Limbaugh in an interview Friday afternoon, “I would like to see a bigger stimulus package frankly than either the Democrats or the Republicans are offering.”

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi talked