President Donald Trump signed into law emergency $2 trillion relief bill aimed at mitigating the financial havoc caused by the coronavirus after the historic measure that delivers cash to suffering Americans cleared Congress.
The Senate on Wednesday approved a historic, $2 trillion stimulus package to provide a jolt to an economy reeling from the coronavirus pandemic.
Earler, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy agreed to approve the measure with a voice vote Friday that would not require all 430 current members of the House to travel to the Capitol.
Trump thank Democrats and Republicans for coming together and putting America first,” the president said shortly before signing the historic bill in the Oval Office.
The plan will deliver a massive infusion of financial aid into a struggling economy hard hit by job loss, with provisions to help impacted American workers and families as well as small businesses and major industries including airlines.