McConnell says deal reached on $900 billion COVID-19 relief bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Sunday an agreement had been reached by congressional leaders of both parties on a roughly $900 billion COVID-19 relief bill.

Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-NY answers reporters questions saying there will likely be a Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) relief bill vote later on Capitol Hill Washington, D.C., U.S. Sunday, December 20, 2020. REUTERS/Ken Cedeno

“More help is on the way,” McConnell said on the Senate floor of the measure to provide assistance to address a number of coronavirus-related issues.


Reporting by David Shepardson; Editing by Peter Cooney


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