US House of Representatives passes a $3 trillion coronavirus aid bill

The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday narrowly approved a $3 trillion bill crafted by Democrats to provide more aid for battling the coronavirus and stimulating a faltering economy rocked by the pandemic. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe … Read more US House of Representatives passes a $3 trillion coronavirus aid bill

U.S. House Debates Democrats’ $3 Trillion Coronavirus Stimulus Bill

US House of Representatives debates the $3 trillion economic package proposed by Democrats. The rescue bill would pump almost $1 trillion to state and local governments, renew $1,200 cash payments for individuals, and extend a $600 weekly supplemental federal unemployment benefit. The first four coronavirus response bills were bipartisan measures that passed by sweeping votes, … Read more U.S. House Debates Democrats’ $3 Trillion Coronavirus Stimulus Bill

US Congress approves $484bn economic rescue bill

The US House of Representatives has overwhelmingly passed a new $484bn relief bill to aid small businesses and the healthcare system hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Senate also approved the legislation and now the bill will head over to President Donald Trump. Jobless claims in the United States have now reached 26 million. Al … Read more US Congress approves $484bn economic rescue bill

Congresswoman Katie Porter secures free coronavirus testing for all Americans

The US representative Katie Porter has secured free coronavirus testing for all Americans after presenting compelling evidence in the US House of Representatives on Thursday. According to her calculations, coronavirus testing would cost a citizen a minimum of $1,331. She pressed a member of the administration to commit to making all testing immediately free and … Read more Congresswoman Katie Porter secures free coronavirus testing for all Americans

Free coronavirus testing for all Americans secured by congresswoman

The US representative Katie Porter has secured free coronavirus testing for all Americans after presenting compelling evidence in the US House of Representatives on Thursday. According to her calculations, coronavirus testing would cost a citizen a minimum of $1,331. She pressed a member of the administration to commit to making all testing immediately free and … Read more Free coronavirus testing for all Americans secured by congresswoman

US House approves $8.3bn in spending to fight coronavirus

The US House of Representatives has approved a $8.3bn bill that will fund the fight against the novel coronavirus. The bill will be presented to President Donald Trump to sign by the end of the week. The International Air Transport Association says the virus has caused airline bookings across the world to slump. Many companies … Read more US House approves $8.3bn in spending to fight coronavirus

Here we go AGAIN: Pelosi heads to EU to ‘protect’ them from Huawei

While on a trip to Brussels, the US House of Representatives speaker has warned EU allies against Huawei. Nancy Pelosi insists the Chinese tech giant is a major threat to security and should be barred from developing 5G networks in Europe. But Pelosi omitted to mention the far more widescale and proven US global surveillance … Read more Here we go AGAIN: Pelosi heads to EU to ‘protect’ them from Huawei

Trump impeachment articles sent to Senate: What happens next?

The US House of Representatives has delivered the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate, making him the third leader to face such proceedings in the history of the United States. Trump is being impeached for abuse of power and obstructing Congress when he allegedly tried to get Ukraine to obtain information … Read more Trump impeachment articles sent to Senate: What happens next?

Trump impeachment inquiry: Democrats prepare to vote – BBC Newsnight

The US House of Representatives is preparing to vote on impeaching President Trump. But how do voters in Pennsylvania – the blue state that turned red – feel about it? Subscribe to our channel here: https://goo.gl/31Q53F President Trump is accused of breaking the law by pressuring Ukraine’s leader to dig up damaging information on a … Read more Trump impeachment inquiry: Democrats prepare to vote – BBC Newsnight

A Victory for the Internet? – US House of Representatives Will Not Vote on SOPA Bill

Following a day of unusual industrial action, the US House of Representatives has capitulated on its controversial SOPA bill. Wikipedia and Google, as well as many other web operations, blacked out their websites on Wednesday 18th January 2012 in protest at legislation passing in the United States. The SOPA and PIPA bills change the burden … Read more A Victory for the Internet? – US House of Representatives Will Not Vote on SOPA Bill

Budget Control Act of 2011 Passes House of Representatives 269 – 161

The Budget Control Act of 2011 passed as an amendment (S. 365) to the Education Sciences Reform Act of 2002 on Monday 1st August 2011. 269 members of congress voted for the legislation and a significant proportion – 161 – voted against it. One such detractor was Republican presidential candidate for 2012, Ron Paul, who … Read more Budget Control Act of 2011 Passes House of Representatives 269 – 161

Columbia: Bogotá to push Free Trade Agreement through US Congress

President Juan Manuel Santos Calderon is backing the final process of approval for a Free Trade Agreement between the USA and Columbia, which is scheduled to pass through the United States Congress in the coming months. The Columbian President said that, following a recent meeting with President Obama, the work of the Colombian government and … Read more Columbia: Bogotá to push Free Trade Agreement through US Congress