Trump has signed the law on assistance to victims of the coronavirus in $2.2 trillion

The President of the United States Donald trump signed the act (CARES Act) assistance to victims of the coronavirus in $2.2 trillion, reports “Voice of America“. According to 19:00 ET March 27, the number of cases of infection with coronavirus infection-2019-nCoV in the United States exceeded 101 thousand people.

Трамп подписал закон о помощи пострадавшим от коронавируса на $2,2 трлн

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Before you send the draft to the President for signature, it was approved by the Senate and approved by the House of representatives.

The bill was unanimously supported by the senators, despite fears on both sides, that the measures proposed were too ambitious or, on the contrary, not ambitious enough. The vote was preceded by several days of negotiations amid a national crisis that Washington had not previously encountered.

The 880-page document is the draft law on economic assistance in U.S. history.

The Republican majority leader in the Senate Mitch McConnell looked glum and tired, when he announced the vote. He later dismissed the senators from Washington until April 20, but promised to reconvene them if necessary.

The law provides for the allocation of aid the us economy at a record $ 2.2 trillion dollars.

On Twitter, trump wrote: “I just signed the CARES Act, the largest economic aid package in American history — twice more than largest of the previously received packet. The law on 2.2 trillion dollars will provide emergency assistance to families, workers and businesses of our country.”

The number of cases of infection with coronavirus infection COVID-19 in the United States exceeded 101 thousand, according to the Johns Hopkins University. The United States became the first country where the number of confirmed cases has surpassed 100 thousand, says RBC.

Most from the consequences of infection affected the States of new York (over 37 million), new Jersey (6.8 thousand) and California (3.8 thousand).

From complications of the disease in the country killed more than 1.5 thousand people. The highest number of deaths recorded in new York (366). The number of recovered amounted to 862 people.

March 27, the U.S. came in first place in the world in number of people infected with coronavirus, beating China and Italy. President Donald trump explained it is a well-developed testing system — according the project COVID Tracking Project, made them more than 626 thousand

As reported ForumDaily:

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