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Congress is unlikely to take up a comprehensive bill to help restaurants as the November elections near.

Trump calls halt to talks on COVID-19 relief, restaurant aid; immediate federal help for restaurants faces slim chances until after election

National Restaurant Association lobbyist Sean Kennedy sees a will but a tough way for comprehensive legislation to assist operators as winter nears

Update: This story has been updated to include President Trump's comments on Oct. 6 about relief bill negotiations.

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