Sen. Bernie Sanders tried to force a vote on the proposal, which died on procedural grounds.
Despite signing a slew of executive orders, the new president is facing historic challenges and many dark days ahead.
"We may be looking at a government shutdown in the midst of the most difficult moment in modern American history," Sanders said.
If you were expecting another $1,200, we have bad news.
Negotiators reported behind-the-scenes progress Thursday as a temporary funding bill expires on Friday at midnight.
“You’re play-acting to be a lawyer.” The California lawmaker and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin got into a heated exchange over COVID-19 relief funding.