White House, Senate leaders agree on coronavirus stimulus package
“It’s good news for families all across America,” McConnell says
By Jennifer Shutt, David Lerman, and Niels Lesniewski
Posted March 25, 2020 at 1:16am
White House and Senate negotiators announced an agreement early Wednesday morning on a massive financial rescue package designed to curb the economic damage of the COVID-19 pandemic.
“At last, we have a deal,” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said on the floor a little after 1:30 a.m. “We’re going to pass this legislation later today.” He said the chamber would convene at noon and take up the underlying vehicle shortly thereafter.
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