Originally published at: UNITED FRONT: Democrats and Republicans Move Quickly to Pass Coronavirus Relief Bills | Sean Hannity
Republican and Democratic lawmakers moved quickly this week to pass two Coronavirus relief bills; showing a united front as millions of Americans stay home to slow the spread of the deadly contagion.
“Congress, a branch of the government not known for its ability to act quickly and certainly not known for coming to broad consensus on important issues, has done both of those things as it has shepherded two coronavirus-related spending bills to President Trump’s desk in two weeks and is feverishly working to put together a third, blockbuster package that could be worth upward of $1 trillion,” reports Fox News.
“Trump’s signing of the second coronavirus bill, which will provide $100 billion worth of paid sick leave, unemployment help and free virus testing to Americans, comes as the coronavirus pandemic is hitting close to home on Capitol Hill. On Wednesday, Reps. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., and Ben McAdams, D-Utah, were the first two members of Congress to test positive for the disease officially known as COVID-19,” adds Fox.
The first Member of Congress tested positive for the disease Wednesday; prompting other lawmakers to self-quarantine and leave the Capitol.
I'm feeling much better. However, it's important that everyone take this seriously and follow @CDCgov guidelines in order to avoid getting sick & mitigate the spread of this virus. We must continue to work together to emerge stronger as a country during these trying times. pic.twitter.com/g5W5vSQIyH
— Mario Diaz-Balart (@MarioDB) March 18, 2020
“I’m feeling much better. However, it’s important that everyone take this seriously and follow @CDCgov guidelines in order to avoid getting sick & mitigate the spread of this virus. We must continue to work together to emerge stronger as a country during these trying times,” posted Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart.
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Source: Fox News