Trump halts COVID-19 relief talks until after election

President Donald Trump waves from the Blue Room Balcony on Monday. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

The White House early Tuesday, the morning after President Donald Trump returned from the hospital where he was treated for COVID-19. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Tuesday called an abrupt end to negotiations with Democrats over additional COVID-19 relief, delaying action until after the election despite ominous warnings from his own Federal Reserve chairman about the deteriorating conditions in the economy.