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Published on March 26, 2020 2:06 AM


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House passes $2T relief packageThe bill, which includes direct payments for most Americans, now goes to the president.
President Donald Trump on Friday signed the massive $2 trillion stimulus package into law during a signing ceremony in the Oval Office.

"I want to thank Democrats and Republicans for coming together and putting America first," Trump said.

The House passed the bill, the largest aid measure in American history, earlier Friday in a voice vote after lawmakers were called back to the nation's capital to push the bill through.

The stimulus package will provide essential relief to American workers and an economy reeling from the coronavirus crisis

The White House and Senate negotiators struck a deal early Wednesday morning after days of late-night talks and the Senate unanimously approved the measure 96-0 on Wednesday.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell smiles as he leaves the Senate floor at the U.S. Capitol, March 25, 2020, in Washington.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell smiles as he leaves the Senate floor at the U.S. Capitol, March 25, 2020, in Washington.Alex Edelman/AFP via Getty Images
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