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Factbox: 'Mr. No': Meet the U.S. congressman who requested a formal vote to delay the coronavirus bill

2 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

U.S. Representative Thomas Massie enraged President Donald Trump and leaders of Congress by trying to delay a planned Friday voice vote on a $2.2 trillion coronavirus economic rescue plan, drawing calls from the White House to throw him out of the Republican Party.
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Rare photos show lawmakers sitting in the House's public gallery and using social distancing while voting on $2 trillion coronavirus relief bill

Rare photos show lawmakers sitting in the House's public gallery and using social distancing while voting on $2 trillion coronavirus relief bill

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

The House passed a $2 trillion stimulus package on Friday afternoon after weeks of furious negotiation on Capitol Hill about how to address the economic fallout of the coronavirus.
Congressmembers had to practice social distancing in the House chamber during the proceedings, in order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
Some members sat in the gallery above the House floor, typically reserved for visitors, staff, and members of the public. Several of them captured photos of the historic scene.
Photos usually aren't allowed in the House chamber, which means Americans got a rare glimpse...
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The House just passed the $2.2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill. Here's what it means for the more than one million restaurants in the US

The House just passed the $2.2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill. Here's what it means for the more than one million restaurants in the US

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

The Senate passed a $2.2 trillion economic stimulus bill on Wednesday to bolster the US economy during the coronavirus pandemic.
After more than three hours of debate, The House passed the bill on Friday afternoon.
The restaurant industry, which employs 15.6 million people across the US , will take an estimated $225 billion hit because of the outbreak - but the new stimulus bill could offer some relief for restaurants.
The aid package would offer more than $300 billion in loans to small businesses for payroll, mortgage and rent payments, utilities, and other expenses. Some loans could be...
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House passes $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill, sends it to Trump

2 monthes ago   |   By CNBC

Trump has promised to sign the bill quickly, as widespread layoffs hit workers and hospitals ask for more resources to fight the coronavirus.
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US Congress approves $2.2 trillion stimulus bill, sends to White House

US Congress approves $2.2 trillion stimulus bill, sends to White House

2 monthes ago   |   By RT

The US House has approved the mammoth $2.2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill passed earlier this week by the Senate, sending the long-awaited relief package to President Donald Trump's desk for signing.
The bill sailed through the House with a voice vote despite an attempt by Rep. Thomas Massie to force a roll-call poll. The pressing need to distribute immediate aid to individual Americans and small businesses starved for cash by coronavirus-related shutdowns appeared to override legislators' objections to various controversial provisions included in the massive legislative package.
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House passes $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill, which includes direct payments to Americans and business loans

House passes $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill, which includes direct payments to Americans and business loans

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

The House passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security, or CARES, Act on Friday, sending the bill to the White House for President Donald Trump to unleash $2 trillion in stimulus for the coronavirus-hammered economy.
The legislation passed just before 1:30 p.m. ET after more than three hours of debate.
It includes direct payments of $1,200 for millions of Americans, emergency loans for businesses, hospital aid, and unemployment benefit expansions.
The passage follows back-to-back blockages from Senate Democrats earlier in the week and days of negotiation before a deal was...
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House Passes $2 Trillion Stimulus Bill, Largest Aid Package In U.S. History

2 monthes ago   |   By Forbes

Coronavirus relief bill now heads to Trump's desk for him to sign.
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House aims to push through $2 trillion coronavirus bill as holdout insists on formal vote

2 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

The U.S. House was poised on Friday to pass a $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief package, with Democratic and Republican aides saying enough members had flocked to the Capitol to override a holdout Republican lawmaker who threatened to delay passage.
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House aims to push through $2 trillion coronavirus bill as Trump targets holdout

2 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

Armed with hand sanitizer and discouraged from using elevators, members of the U.S. House of Representatives convened on Friday to quickly pass a sweeping $2.2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill as President Donald Trump criticized a Republican lawmaker who threatened to delay passage.
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