“I think we’re getting close to an outcome,” says Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell after US President Donald Trump was whisked away to hospital after contracting Covid-19. For weeks, the US Senate has been deadlocked over fiscal stimulus, with Democrats and Republicans disagreeing over the amount. But Bank of Singapore (BOS) Chief Economist Mansoor Mohi-uddin thinks Trump’s hospitalisation could pave the way towards a compromise. 

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