Senate takes first step toward passing $1.9 trillion Covid relief bill
On the $1.9 trillion pandemic Rescue bill. This legislation will keep America's families businesses workers afloat. And hasten the day when our country can return to normal and our economy can come roaring back Majority Leader Chuck Schumer. South Carolina Republican Lindsey Graham says the measure is too large and contains items not related to the pandemic. This is a liberal wish list. This is very much seizing the moment. Taking their crisis a problem in America. And using it to advance causes completely unrelated to Cove in the bill would provide direct payments of $1400 to most people. There's also money for vaccines and testing aid to state and local governments, help for schools and the airline industry tax breaks for lower earners and families with Children.