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Senate to take up House coronavirus bill today

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said early today that he expects the Senate to vote on the House-passed coronavirus aid bill later today.

The bill, which contains $1 billion in food aid, has been slowed down by Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky.

Meanwhile, the Trump administration is putting together a $1 trillion package including direct payments to Americans for congressional consideration, The New York Times reported.


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