Trump abruptly cuts off coronavirus aid talks, but tweets send mixed messages

Source: By Antonia Noori Farzan, Washington Post • Posted: Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Coronavirus relief talks came to an abrupt halt Tuesday as President Trump ordered Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to stop negotiating with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi until after the November election. Hours later, however, Trump appeared to contradict himself in a series of tweets that called for Congress to “IMMEDIATELY” approve additional aid for small businesses and airlines.