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Trump signs COVID relief bill after delay

December 28, 2020

Via: Jurist

President Trump finally signed a coronavirus relief package Sunday after several days’ delay.

The president signed the bill Sunday night, but issued a statement that “wasteful items need to be removed” from the bill, indicating that the White House would send a “redlined version” back to Congress “insisting that those funds be removed from the bill.” He noted that the House will vote on Monday to increase the direct payments from $600 to $2,000 and urged the Senate to do the same. His statement also said that Congress would take up Section 230 and voter fraud issues, neither of which Congress is likely to revisit.

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