Cohen, Kustoff reflect Congressional divide over new COVID relief package

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 11, 2020 2:23 PM CT | Published: August 11, 2020 2:07 PM CT
<strong>Republican U.S. Rep. David Kustoff of Germantown talks to reporters outside the Blue Plate Caf&eacute; in Memphis on Tuesday, Aug. 11. During&nbsp; the Congressional recess, Kustoff has been visiting diners and restaurants in his district. Outside the Blue Plate, Kustoff said he is asking what small-business owners want to see in a pandemic relief package.&nbsp;</strong>(Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

Republican U.S. Rep. David Kustoff of Germantown talks to reporters outside the Blue Plate Café in Memphis on Tuesday, Aug. 11. During the Congressional recess, Kustoff has been visiting diners and restaurants in his district. Outside the Blue Plate, Kustoff said he is asking what small-business owners want to see in a pandemic relief package. (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

The Congressmen, in their respective districts during Congress’ recess, say they are prepared to return to Washington if Democrats and Republicans can reach an accord on pandemic relief and stimulus funding. 

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