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Legislators are working on coronavirus bill to address, paid vacation, food and health security; congressional correspondent Chad Pergram reports from Capitol Hill.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday that Democrats have reached a deal with the White house on a coronavirus-bill after lengthy discussions with the trump administration.
“We are proud to have an agreement with the administration to address the outstanding challenges, and now it will have to Act soon, the First families Coronavirus response,” Pelosi said in a letter to colleagues.
A deal would be a possible evening vote: the house of the legislator was to remain in the vicinity, as the leaders are trying to cement a deal that can be voted on later Friday evening. The Senate, however, leave the city and go back to work next week.
Pelosi held talks with Minister of Finance, Steven Mnuchin. A trump administration, a source told Fox News, you agree, it is a deal, and Trump support the package.
Fox News is told, the main objections to the bill, the house Republicans were minor Affairs, the house Democrats have always tried, in the Corona-Virus package.
The sources said if the measure passes the house by an overwhelming majority, the Senate will take up this measure next week.
Earlier Friday, President, Trump declared a national emergency over the Corona-Virus outbreak, and announced partnerships with major U.S. companies are extending testing capabilities.
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“This law is said about test, test, test,” Pelosi. “Stop the spread of the virus, we have secured free coronavirus-Tests for all the non-insured test, including the. We can’t coronavirus are fighting effectively, if not everyone in our country, the can needs to be tested, its free to try.”
According to Pelosi, the bill emergency paid leave with two weeks paid maternity leave and up to three months of paid family and medical leave. “We have also secured extended unemployment insurance, a move that extended the protection of furloughed workers,” she said.
Pelosi also said that the bill include food security initiatives, ” including SNAP, student catering, senior nutrition, and food banks.” The Democrat said: “22 million children rely on free or reduced-price school meals for their food security; we need to make sure to eat you.”
She also said the bill will also increased Federal funding for Medicaid for the support of the local, state, tribal, and territorial governments and health systems ” so that you have the necessary resources to combat this crisis.”
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Still, despite Pelosi’s comments, it’s like a lot of Republican support remained unclear, the legislation would garner coverage and does not trump the Express back.
The revisions to the Democratic bill large” concerns about the health status of the legislation on Thursday happened after the GOP marked “. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., a criticism of the first legislation for the creation of a sick pay program through the Social Security Administration, which he said would take six months to set-up and hinder you from the Agency, is a normal function of the payment of cheques up to the seniors.
He also contradicted force, permanently sick pay “for all companies with no exceptions and no sunsets,” McCarthy said.
The trump card remains the big wildcard. House Republicans wait to see if Trump supports the coronavirus package before you it. McCarthy went to the White house on Friday, negotiations continued.
Trump does not give a payroll tax holiday, some economic relief for Americans, but Pelosi has this bill, if it indicates, further legislation is required because of the extent and damage of the pandemic is fully realized.
Fox News’ Marisa Schultz contributed to this report.