White House, Congress Agree on $2 Trillion Coronavirus Rescue Bill

The measure, the largest economic rescue bill in history, is intended as a patch for an economy spiraling into recession — or worse

  • Published 25 March 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and Senate leaders of both parties announced agreement early Wednesday on an unprecedented $2 trillion emergency bill to rush sweeping aid to businesses, workers and a health care system slammed by the coronavirus pandemic. The urgently needed measure is the largest economic rescue bill in history. It is intended as a weekslong or monthslong patch for an economy spiraling into recession — or worse — and a nation facing… Read at AP News