Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez blasts ‘shameful’ corporate bailout

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez clashed with Republicans as the US Senate voted on a $2.2tn coronavirus relief bill on Friday that she characterised as a ‘shameful’ corporate bailout that would further widen the income inequality gap. ‘What did the Senate majority fight for?’ the New York congresswoman said. ‘One of the largest corporate bailouts with as few strings … Read more Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez blasts ‘shameful’ corporate bailout

‘Do your job’: New York governor slams Congress on coronavirus crisis aid

New York governor Andrew Cuomo said on Thursday he was ‘disappointed’ with the stimulus bill passed by the US Senate on Wednesday night, and called the actions of the Senate ‘irresponsible’ and ‘reckless’. The $2tn package that passed the Senate woefully neglects New York, according to Cuomo, who said it allocated $5bn in aid to … Read more ‘Do your job’: New York governor slams Congress on coronavirus crisis aid

Coronavirus – Covid-19: US Senate passes $2 trillion relief package

The Senate and White House have reached agreement on a $2 trillion stimulus package for the US economy and millions of Americans ravaged by the coronavirus crisis, top lawmakers said on March 25. What exactly is contained in this stimulus package? Cole Stangler tells us more. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live … Read more Coronavirus – Covid-19: US Senate passes $2 trillion relief package

Bernie Sanders mocks Republicans over coronavirus aid: ‘The universe is collapsing’

Bernie Sanders clashed with his Republican colleagues as the US Senate debated a historic $2.2tn relief package on Wednesday night. Four senators had objected the negotiated coronavirus stimulus bill because it provided an additional $600 a week in unemployment benefits to the poorest Americans. Sanders responded: ‘Oh my word, will the universe survive? How absurd … Read more Bernie Sanders mocks Republicans over coronavirus aid: ‘The universe is collapsing’

US Senate approves $2 trillion coronavirus rescue bill

The United States Senate has approved a historic $2 trillion coronavirus rescue package to help bolster its economy badly hit by the coronavirus pandemic. The House of Representatives is now reviewing the bill which would provide a financial lifeline for healthcare staff, struggling workers and businesses. The number of coronavirus cases in the US is … Read more US Senate approves $2 trillion coronavirus rescue bill

US Senate passes $2 trillion coronavirus bailout bill, which heads to lower house

The U.S. Senate on Wednesday unanimously passed a $2-trillion bill aimed at helping unemployed workers and industries hurt by the coronavirus pandemic, as well as providing billions of dollars to buy urgently needed medical equipment. 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: … Read more US Senate passes $2 trillion coronavirus bailout bill, which heads to lower house

USA could be next virus epicentre – as it spreads through New York ‘like a bullet train’

It’s the biggest rescue package in history: the US Senate has finally reached a deal with the White House on an unprecedented emergency bill worth almost $2 trillion to help businesses, workers and the health care system. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) But coronavirus cases continue to spiral across the country – especially New York that has nearly … Read more USA could be next virus epicentre – as it spreads through New York ‘like a bullet train’

Coronavirus – Covid-19: US Senate reaches agreement on $2 trillion emergency bill

The Senate and White House have reached agreement on a $2 trillion stimulus package for the US economy and millions of Americans ravaged by the coronavirus crisis, top lawmakers said early Wednesday. Kate Moody tells us more. 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 … Read more Coronavirus – Covid-19: US Senate reaches agreement on $2 trillion emergency bill

US Senate leaders reach deal on $2tn coronavirus aid

The White House and senate leaders of both parties have agreed a deal that will inject $2tn to aid workers, businesses and the healthcare system amid strain imposed by the spread of coronavirus. After days of around-the-clock negotiations between senators and administration officials, a bipartisan compromise was struck over what is expected to be the largest US … Read more US Senate leaders reach deal on $2tn coronavirus aid