The president signed a package that this year has been tied to a finance bill, on his property Mar Lago, FloridaWhere he has been staying since Wednesday. Thus, the US government will avoid the so-called closures (temporary closure of parts of federal institutions).
The US Congress approved a $ 900 billion vote on December 21. The economic package for the duration of the Coronavirus outbreak. It envisages a second round of direct money transfers to Americans, this time $ 600. for one person.
In the course of negotiations between government and Republican and Democratic parliamentarians for years, representatives of the latter party have argued for a greater transfer of funds, targeting up to 2,000 countries. for one person. A fixed amount of $ 600. He did not like Trump, who surprised most lawmakers by saying he was “ridiculously low” on Tuesday. The American leader called on Congress to raise it to 2000. Countries. He has not yet announced whether he intends to sign or object to the package.
The Democratic-controlled House of Representatives will vote on Monday to increase direct support to 2,000 countries. a lot Republicans She has already declared her objection. This party has a majority in the Senate.
Parallel to this, Congress will meet on Monday to veto Trump’s veto on the 2021 defense spending bill, which was passed – as did the economic package – with the support of a majority of the Republican and Democratic lawmakers.