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Senate approves the $900 billion coronavirus relief package, sending it to Trump’s desk for his signature

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The Senate approved the $900 billion federal rescue package on Monday evening, clearing the way for the legislation to reach President Donald Trump’s desk for his expected signature.

The chamber passed it with a vote margin of 91 to 7, with those opposed made up of strongly conservative Republicans. The House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed it only two hours earlier.

If signed into law, the emergency spending package will funnel hundreds of billions of dollars to unemployed Americans and ailing businesses grappling with the devastating consequences of the pandemic. It also directs federal funding to transportation details ⇒

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