Congress Agrees to $900 Billion COVID Package, $600 Checks Going to Most Americans
They said it would get done, they just never gave an exact date. We now know that Pelosi and her goons in the House held up a COVID relief bill until it was apparent that Joe Biden had stolen the election.
Late on Sunday evening, though, a deal was finally reached.
Here’s what’s up, via Fox News:
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Sunday evening said lawmakers have reached a long-awaited coronavirus relief bill, though it will be hours before the full details are made public, Fox News has learned.
According to congressional leaders, the agreement would establish temporary $300 per week supplemental jobless benefits and $600 direct stimulus payments to most Americans, along with a new round of subsidies for hard-hit businesses and money for schools, health care providers and renters facing eviction.
Mitch McConnell noted, “For months, literally months, Senate Republicans have been calling for another targeted package to reopen the job-saving Paycheck Protection Program, extend federal unemployment benefits, fund K-12 schools, fund vaccine distribution and get a lot more help onto the front lines as fast as possible. I’m relieved that we appear to be hours away from legislation that will finally do that.“
BREAKING: As the American people continue battling the coronavirus this holiday season, they will not be on their own.
Congress has just reached an agreement. We will pass another rescue package ASAP. More help is on the way.
— Leader McConnell (@LeaderMcConnell) December 20, 2020