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The largest government economic stimulus in US history is approved, despite a last-minute row.The largest government economic stimulus in US history is approved, despite a last-minute row.

Coronavirus: US Senate passes $2tn disaster aid bill - BBC News

The US Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly backed a $2 trillion bill aimed at helping unemployed workers and industries hurt by the coronavirus epidemic, as well as providing billions of dollars to buy urgently needed medical equipment.The US Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly backed a $2 trillion bill aimed at helping unemployed workers and industries hurt by the coronavirus epidemic, as well as providing billions of dollars to buy urgently needed medical equipment.

US Senate passes $2 trillion coronavirus relief bill

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Mitch McConnell said Wednesday the Senate will pass the $2 trillion coronavirus relief package later in the day after meeting with Democrats several times to iron out the details.Mitch McConnell said Wednesday the Senate will pass the $2 trillion coronavirus relief package later in the day after meeting with Democrats several times to iron out the details.

Bernie Sanders AND four Republicans threaten to hold up $2 trillion bailout for DAYS | Daily Mail Online

Against the odds and many expectations, Congress may be doing its job.Against the odds and many expectations, Congress may be doing its job.

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On the cusp of the Senate achieving a gigantic bipartisan deal to stave off a deep recession, the House speaker unexpectedly tossed in a roadblock, throwing the country and financial markets into a tailspin. On the cusp of the Senate achieving a gigantic bipartisan deal to stave off a deep recession, the House speaker unexpectedly tossed in a roadblock, throwing the country and financial markets into a tailspin. 

“Unless Republican Senators drop their objections to the coronavirus legislation, I am prepared to put a hold on this bill until stronger conditions are imposed on the $500 billion corporate welfare fund.”

Bernie Sanders on Twitter: "Unless Republican Senators drop their objections to the coronavirus legislation, I am prepared to put a hold on this bill until stronger conditions are imposed on the $500 billion corporate welfare fund.… https://t.co/ifNragSdGY"

“This bipartisan deal is a raw deal for the people. It does far too little for those who need the most help, while providing hundreds of billions in corporate welfare, massively growing government, inhibiting economic adaptation, and widening the gap between the rich and the poor.”

Justin Amash on Twitter: "This bipartisan deal is a raw deal for the people. It does far too little for those who need the most help, while providing hundreds of billions in corporate welfare, massively growing government, inhibiting economic adaptation, and widening the gap between the rich and the poor."

“Let's not over-complicate this. Several Republican Senators are holding up the bipartisan Coronavirus emergency bill because they think the bill is too good for laid off Americans.”

Chris Murphy on Twitter: "Let's not over-complicate this. Several Republican Senators are holding up the bipartisan Coronavirus emergency bill because they think the bill is too good for laid off Americans."

“This proposal will make it hard for our employers to maintain their workforce, particularly in the area of healthcare, thus, significantly delaying the economic recovery and impairing our health and safety. Simple Fix: Cap unemployment benefits at full salary before the crisis.”

Lindsey Graham on Twitter: "This proposal will make it hard for our employers to maintain their workforce, particularly in the area of healthcare, thus, significantly delaying the economic recovery and impairing our health and safety. Simple Fix: Cap unemployment benefits at full salary before the crisis."

Republican senators threatened to block trillions of dollars in aid amid the coronavirus pandemic to deprive low-wage workers of needed help.Republican senators threatened to block trillions of dollars in aid amid the coronavirus pandemic to deprive low-wage workers of needed help.

The US White House and Congress agreed on an aid package to help businesses, workers, and the health care system during the coronavirus pandemic. The US White House and Congress agreed on an aid package to help businesses, workers, and the health care system during the coronavirus pandemic.

US agrees on $2 trillion relief package to counter economic effects of coronavirus outbreak | Euronews

The most expensive rescue package in US history, worth $2 trillion, is facing delays after the hard-hit state of New York urged its members of Congress to push for more cash to meet the spirallingThe most expensive rescue package in US history, worth $2 trillion, is facing delays after the hard-hit state of New York urged its members of Congress to push for more cash to meet the spiralling

Having slipped from the two-week top, gold prices drop to $1,612, down 0.26%, amid the initial Asian session on Thursday. Although broad US dollar weaHaving slipped from the two-week top, gold prices drop to $1,612, down 0.26%, amid the initial Asian session on Thursday. Although broad US dollar wea

Gold: Mildly weak above $1,600 amid mixed signals for US stimulus package

The US Senate has finally reached a deal with the White House on an unprecedented emergency bill worth almost $2 trillion to help businesses, workers and the health care system.The US Senate has finally reached a deal with the White House on an unprecedented emergency bill worth almost $2 trillion to help businesses, workers and the health care system.

US Senate and Trump agree to huge stimulus package to fight coronavirus – Channel 4 News

'The Senate is going to stand together, act together, and pass this historic relief package today,' says majority leader - Anadolu Agency'The Senate is going to stand together, act together, and pass this historic relief package today,' says majority leader - Anadolu Agency

US Senate nears passage of massive $2T virus aid bill

The drive to speed the bill through the Senate was slowed as four conservative Republican senators demanded changes.The drive to speed the bill through the Senate was slowed as four conservative Republican senators demanded changes.

US: $2 trillion coronavirus rescue bill hits late snags in Senate | News | Al Jazeera

The Senate is poised to approve a $2tn economic stimulus measure, leaving millions of Americans to wonder what's in it for them. The short answer is, among other things, as former NFL star Randy Moss once said: "Straight cash, homie." For some Americans, at least.The Senate is poised to approve a $2tn economic stimulus measure, leaving millions of Americans to wonder what's in it for them. The short answer is, among other things, as former NFL star Randy

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