“’Everyone at the negotiating table—including Senate Rs—has agreed to a compromise. Except one. Mitch McConnell is refusing to bring it to the floor unless it wipes away all COVID-related lawsuits filed that “allege injury or death” due to corporate negligence,’ Porter tweeted.

 ”’These lawsuits represent the worst of the worst examples of disregard for human life—cases filed on behalf of nursing home patients and grocery store workers who died because the company in charge of keeping them safe prioritized cutting costs over protecting them,’ she continued.

…“The California lawmaker added that McConnell has said that [t]rump is ‘100% within his rights’ to launch legal challenges to the presidential election against President-elect Joe Biden, but the top Republican is now ‘refusing to pass urgently-needed relief unless it strips those same rights from the most vulnerable among us.’”