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What's in the Biggest Economic Stimulus Package in American History, and What Isn't


Added 03-25-20 10:38:03am EST - “A vote on Congress' massive relief bill to help keep the economy running is expected today. ? Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin says the president will "absolutely" sign the deal.” - Www1.cbn.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Www1.cbn.com: “What's in the Biggest Economic Stimulus Package in American History, and What Isn't”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

A vote on Congress' massive relief bill to help keep the economy running is expected today.  Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin says the president will "absolutely" sign the deal.

Asian markets rallied when the deal was announced; that on top of huge 'pop' in the Dow Tuesday of more than 2,000 points on news an agreement was at hand.

The rescue package would send $1,200 checks to most Americans, expand unemployment benefits and provide a $367 billion program for small businesses to keep making payroll while workers are forced to stay home.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said, "Good news for families all across America, at last, we have a deal."

The deal came in spite of a push by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) to load it up with what one senator called  "a Disneyworld wish list of funding for left-wing causes.

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