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Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 stimulus bill passed by Senate

The Senate in the U.S has on Saturday passed President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion stimulus bill in a highly debated bill in the House.

Democrats were deeply divided on matters joblessness in the country as Republicans fought through a number of amendment bills in their way.

The relief bill will see $400 billion issued one time among $1,400 of the Americans, 9.5 million jobless citizen will benefit from $300 a week and $350 billion will go to the government as it strives to rise after the pandemic.

Joe Biden has clearly seen how difficult it will be for him to push agendas given the division in his own Democratic party who are torn between opinions as Republicans struggle in passing the bills.

In one of the most debated inclusion was $400 a week to jobless people in the country which was highly debated until the Democrats agreed to $300 a week.

Republicans have been in the forefront to fight the pandemic through legislation but it was Democrats who termed the payment as too expensive for Americans.

With Daniel Sullivan, the Senator of Alaska absent due to a funeral attendance, the House was not relying on Kamala Harris vote to pass the bill as has been the case.

The bill will however be taken to the House of Representative who will have their say and hopefully they wont raise their last week objection and different version.


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