The House of Representatives passed the $2 trillion stimulus package on Friday, even as lawmakers said another rescue package would be needed. The bill passed on a voice vote, and now heads to President Donald Trump for his signature. Most Americans will receive a one-time payment of $1,200 plus $500
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate late Wednesday passed an unparalleled $2.2 trillion economic rescue package steering aid to businesses, workers and health care systems engulfed by the coronavirus pandemic. The unanimous vote came despite misgivings on both sides about whether it goes too far or not far enough and capped
Joe Biden debuted his counter to President Donald Trump’s daily coronavirus briefings on Monday in a 15-minute speech that had a few kinks and awkward moments, but was implicit in its message that Trump has failed to deliver real leadership during the crisis. Biden, standing against a backdrop of bookshelves
foxbusiness The U.S. and China have begun delivering on their commitments under a phase one trade deal despite global turmoil from the COVID-19 pandemic.The accord between the world’s two largest economies, which conducted $559 billion worth of commerce last year, calmed trade tensions in January and was expected to boost U.S.
cnbc “If we are going to bail out companies we need to make sure all employees benefit from a turnaround, not just execs,” Mark Cuban said this week.The billionaire tweeted that any government assistance used by companies to pay executives — including equity or re-pricing existing stock options — should not
The Trump administration on Friday issued controversial rules compelling hospitals and insurers to give consumers more information upfront about what their care will cost — requirements that officials say help Americans be better health-care shoppers. Under one rule resisted for months by a broad swath of the health-care industry, hospitals