Trump, Congress agree on $2 trillion virus rescue bill

The White House and Senate leaders of both parties announced agreement early Wednesday on unprecedented emergency legislation to rush sweeping aid to businesses, workers and a health care system slammed by the coronavirus pandemic.

The urgently needed pandemic response measure is the largest economic rescue measure in history and is intended as a weeks- or months-long patch for an economy spiraling into recession and a nation facing a potentially ghastly toll.

Top White House aide Eric Ueland announced the agreement in a Capitol hallway shortly after midnight, capping days of often intense haggling and mounting pressure. It still needs to be finalized in detailed legislative language. …

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  1. California Political Review was entirely unable to read or comment yesterday. Every article was “error code 404”. Captcha not showing.

  2. and how much pork or add ons were in this bill

  3. PANDEMIC ? I looked up the flu death and sickness stats for 2018-2019 and 2017-2018 and found that less numbers of people ( depending on the source with a 20% variation ) have died this year from flu of any kind that this year. So , my question is , WHY is the World suddenly shut down over this flu , a flu no worse than any other year ????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? Best stay awake pilgrims , this is just the start of the ride.
    From The Sword Of —–

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