Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., points to a question as he speaks with reporters Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019 in Washington, on Capitol Hill. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

The United States Senate and White House agreed Wednesday on a $2 trillion stimulus bill to help bolster American workers and the economy riven by the coronavirus pandemic.
It’s the largest emergency stimulus package in modern American history.
American individuals making less than $75,000 would be given a one-time payment of $1,200, and billions more would be given to small businesses, local and state governments, and hospitals.
But Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said Congress will “probably” need to provide more aid to Americans and the economy as the crisis continues.
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After a strained week of negotiations, the Senate agreed on a $2 trillion stimulus bill to help American workers and the economy. The bipartisan effort, which has White House approval, is the largest of its kind in modern American history.

But Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer told CNN Wednesday that Congress should be ready to provide more aid to people and the economy.

“We should be willing, able to come back in a bipartisan way and do more if we need. I believe we’ll probably have to do that one way or another,” the Democrat from New York said. “We don’t know how long it’s going …read more


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