White House, Congress agree on $2 trillion virus rescue bill

CONGRESS AND the White House have reached an agreement on a $2 trillion deal to fight the impacts of COVID-19. / AP FILE PHOTO/CAROLYN KASTER
CONGRESS AND the White House have reached an agreement on a $2 trillion deal to fight the impacts of COVID-19. / AP FILE PHOTO/CAROLYN KASTER
WASHINGTON (AP) – The White House and Senate leaders of both major political parties announced agreement early Wednesday on an unprecedented $2 trillion emergency bill 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…

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