US House budget panel approves $1.9 trillion COVID-19 aid bill
February 23, 2021
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The US House of Representatives Budget Committee on Monday approved legislation with $1.9 trillion in new coronavirus relief, advancing a top priority of President Joe Biden toward a full House vote on passage expected later this week.
December 27, 2020
Trump refuses to budge over aid bill, imperiling jobless benefits for millions
PALM BEACH, Fla/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Millions of Americans are about to see their jobless benefits expire on Saturday as President Donald Trump has so far refused to sign into law a $2.3 trillion pandemic aid and spending package, insisting that it did not do enough to help everyday people.