WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The US House of Representatives on Friday approved a $ 2.2 trillion aid package – the largest in history – to help deal with the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic. increased and President Donald Trump quickly signed it into law.
The giant bill passed the Senate and the House of Representatives almost unanimously. The rare bipartisan act underscores the seriousness of Republican and Democratic legislators that are causing the global pandemic that has killed more than 1,500 Americans and rocked the nation's health system.
Our state faces an economic and health emergency due to the historic proportion of the coronavirus pandemic, the worst pandemic in more than 100 years, House House President Nancy Pelosi said. know when the debate ends three hours before the lower room passes the bill. Whatever we do next, right now we will pass this law.
The giant bill also poured billions of dollars to health care providers on the front lines of the outbreak.
But the bipartisan spirit seems to end at the White House. Neither Pelosi and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer were invited to attend the signing ceremony of Republican Trump Trump for the bill, the aides said.
Their Republican counterparts, Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, attended, along with three Republican members.
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