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Congress reaches deal on $ 900 billion coronavirus relief plan
Majority leader Sen. Mitch McConnell said on Sunday night that the stimulus package would provide $ 600 in payments to Americans – half of what the government sent to many Americans in April.
Further assistance is underway. Moments ago, in consultation with our committees, the four leaders of the Senate and House finalized a deal that would be another major bailout for the American people as our citizens continue to fight this coronavirus this season. holidays. They will not fight alone. We agreed to a package of almost $ 900 billion. It is full of targeted policies that help struggling Americans who have already waited too long for workers in hardest-hit small businesses. There will be a second targeted draw of the Paycheck Protection Program. We haven’t worked so hard to save as many jobs as possible. All these months, just to fumble the ball with the vaccinations already in progress and talking about vaccines, we can undo the success of Operation Warp Speed by falling asleep at the dispense switch. This agreement will therefore provide enormous sums for the logistics that will allow our fellow citizens to benefit as quickly as possible from these vital images. Of course, millions of Americans have lost their jobs and continue to lose them through no fault of their own. This program will renew and extend a number of important additional federal unemployment benefits that have helped families stay afloat in all kinds of families in all kinds of situations. It has been a difficult time at all levels. So with this particular request, a focus on President Trump and his administration, our agreement will provide another round of direct impact payments to help households make ends meet and continue our economic recovery.
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