(CNN)When will Americans get the money they need to weather the biggest domestic crisis since World War II? That is the big question after the Senate failed to agree on a mammoth $2 trillion stimulus plan last night. The rescue package was blocked by Democrats who said it prioritized corporate industry over American workers.
The Senate plans to vote again early this afternoon, as the fate of the American economy — and millions of jobs — hang in the balance. Rand Paul won’t be there after he became the first senator to test positive for the virus. Some lawmakers are angry at the Kentucky Republican for not doing more to self-quarantine earlier, potentially exposing others. “This is a different ballgame now,” one GOP senator told CNN.