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COVID economic relief bill vote could happen on Sunday

COVID economic relief bill vote could happen on Sunday
“We’re getting very close, very close,” Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., as he left the Capitol late Saturday.

Congressional aides confirmed the agreement late Saturday, which clears the way for an expected deal Sunday on the aid bill., as he left the Capitol late Saturday., as he left the Capitol late Saturday.The Fed’s emergency programs provided loans to small and mid-size businesses and bought state and local government bonds.

“It’s about a lending authority for helping small businesses, state government, local government in the middle of a crisis.Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said last month that those programs, along with two that purchased corporate bonds, would close at the end of the year, prompting an initial objection by the Fed.

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