Congress clinches sweeping deal on coronavirus relief, government funding Print
Written by The Hill Press   
Monday, 21 December 2020 10:27

congress-deal-121920Democrats reach agreement with Republicans and the White House on emergency coronavirus relief and omnibus budget package.

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressional leaders on Sunday reached a mammoth deal to fund the government and provide long-sought coronavirus relief, as lawmakers race to wrap up their work for the year.

The deal will tie a $1.4 trillion bill to fund the government until Oct. 1 to roughly $900 billion in coronavirus aid. Congress has until the end of Sunday to pass the deal, or a stopgap bill, otherwise the government will shut down.

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