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White House, Senate strike deal on historic $2T coronavirus relief bill; Pelosi offers tepid endorsement.
Fox News ^ | 3.25.2020 | Gregg Re

Posted on 03/25/2020 6:31:53 AM PDT by carriage_hill

White House and Senate leaders reached a historic deal shortly after midnight Wednesday on a massive $2 trillion coronavirus relief package for workers and businesses, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi offered something of a tepid endorsement of the agreement after previously pushing for her own legislation.

The bipartisan breakthrough in the Senate capped days of heated negotiations that had nearly been derailed by last-minute demands from House Democrats.

“Ladies and gentleman, we are done," White House legislative affairs director Eric Ueland announced as he left the office of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., near midnight. "We have a deal."

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Government
KEYWORDS: compromise; coronacash; covidcash; dems; gop; virus
The "compromise bill"... we still get screwed with pork,,, not a "clean bill".
1 posted on 03/25/2020 6:31:53 AM PDT by carriage_hill
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To: carriage_hill

Go to this thread, just downstream:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3828116/posts


2 posted on 03/25/2020 6:35:21 AM PDT by carriage_hill (A society grows great when old men plant trees, in whose shade they know they will never sit.)
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To: carriage_hill
We have a deal

(cue the hog trough)

3 posted on 03/25/2020 6:36:34 AM PDT by tomkat
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"Compromise bill" will likely include:

Would anyone here be surprised? Demonrats NEVER let a crisis go to waste.

4 posted on 03/25/2020 6:42:13 AM PDT by backwoods-engineer (Politics is the continuation of war by other means. --Clausewitz)
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PDJT wouldn’t sign such a thing. He’s already stated that.


5 posted on 03/25/2020 6:52:52 AM PDT by grobdriver (BUILD KATE'S WALL!)
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I pray he won’t sign such a catastrophe!


6 posted on 03/25/2020 6:57:57 AM PDT by bantam
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To: backwoods-engineer
"Compromise bill" will likely include:

Isnt there enough fake news out there without you adding to it?

7 posted on 03/25/2020 6:58:34 AM PDT by Magnum44 (My comprehensive terrorism plan: Hunt them down and kill them.)
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Trump walked away from the deal Pelosi wanted. Thats why she caved. Trump isn’t going to sign off on a bunch of pork.


8 posted on 03/25/2020 7:01:46 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped)
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To: backwoods-engineer

Pelosi pulled her bill.


9 posted on 03/25/2020 7:14:27 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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At 7:37 AM today, Pelosi DELAYED another vote on the bill.


10 posted on 03/25/2020 9:40:32 AM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: carriage_hill

The whole deal has a bad smell. Where are the $2T to come from? At some point it will be a pressing question, which might well knock the economy out of kilter even more than this pandemic. Let me guess. They’re going to print money. Sue China for half of it. Raise taxes?


11 posted on 03/26/2020 1:08:20 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 ("SHUT UP!" he explained.)
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