KEY POINTS
  • Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says Republicans will unveil a coronavirus relief plan early next week. 
  • The timing all but assures Congress will miss a deadline to extend the $600 per week enhanced unemployment benefit. 
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican from Kentucky, left, speaks as U.S. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, a Republican from California, right, and U.S. President Donald Trump listen before the H.R. 748, Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, is signed in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, March 27, 2020.

Senate Republicans will delay the release of their coronavirus relief plan until next week, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday, assuring Congress will miss a deadline to extend a key unemployment insurance boost. 

"The [Trump] administration has requested additional time to review the fine details, but we will be laying down the proposal early next week," the Kentucky Republican said. "We have an agreement in principle on the shape of the package."