Loss of RBG could make agreement on stimulus package more difficult, hurt fragile economic recovery | Business
(CNN Business) Just when you thought 2020 couldn’t get any more chaotic, the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg set off a political earthquake that could rattle the fragile economic recovery.
At a minimum, the loss of RBG is yet another wild card for investors, CEOs, small business owners and consumers already challenged by enormous amounts of uncertainty.
The Supreme Court vacancy is shaking up the previously stable battle for the White House, not to mention control of the US Senate. Political crystal balls just got much murkier, with differing opinions on which party benefits the most from the developments.
Worse, the fight over how and when to replace Ginsburg, a hero of Democrats, will suck up oxygen in Congress at a time when the economy is screaming out for more emergency aid from Uncle Sam.
“We don’t see how the parties can reach a stimulus deal in