House Passes $2.2 Trillion Dollar Coronavirus Stimulus Bill With Zero GOP Support

Democrats have passed a $2.2 trillion dollar Coronavirus relief package by a narrow vote of 214-207

All Republicans voted no. At least 17 Democrats also voted no.

According to CNBC,

The Democratic bill would:

  • Reinstate the $600 per week enhanced unemployment benefit through January
  • Send a second $1,200 direct payment to most Americans
  • Give $436 billion in relief over one year to state and local governments
  • Authorize more money for a second round of Paycheck Protection Program loans for the hardest-hit businesses and industries
  • Send $25 billion to airlines to cover payroll costs
  • Inject $75 billion into Covid-19 testing and contact tracing efforts
  • Put $225 billion into education and $57 billion into child care
  • Set aside billions for rental and mortgage assistance

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