Biden hails 'giant step' as Senate passes $1.9tn coronavirus relief bill

The Guardian

Lauren Gambino in Washington and Martin Pengelly in New York
Joe Biden makes remarks from the White House on Saturday. Photograph: Erin Scott/Reuters

Joe Biden hailed “one more giant step forward on delivering on that promise that help is on the way”, after Democrats took a critical step towards a first major legislative victory since assuming control of Congress and the White House, with a party-line vote in the Senate to approve a $1.9tn coronavirus relief bill.

Publish : 2021-03-07 12:17:00

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