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House Passes $3 Trillion Aid Bill Over Republican Opposition - The New York Times


Posted: Mon-Jul-2020



The bill faces a veto threat from President Trump, near-unanimous opposition by Republicans and complaints from Democrats, but leaders called it their opening offer in talks on the next round of pandemic relief.

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