U.S. Senate approves $2-trillion coronavirus economic, medical aid bill
March 26, 2020 11:09 AM NPT
Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) delivers remarks during a news conference on the coronavirus relief bill, on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., March 25, 2020. REUTERS/Tom Brenner
WASHINGTON, March 26: The U.S. Senate on Wednesday unanimously passed a $2-trillion bill aimed at helping unemployed workers and industries hurt by the coronavirus pandemic, as well as providing billions of dollars to buy urgently needed medical equipment.
By a vote of 96-0, the Senate passed the bill, sending it to the House of Representatives, which could vote sometime this week.