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Coronavirus: Democrats want to double Trump's $250bn relief package

1 month ago   |   By The Independent

While Trump and Republicans want $250bn for small business relief, Democrats seek an additional $250bn to expand money to states and hospitals, bolster food stamp benefits
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Democrats are demanding at least $500 billion in additional emergency coronavirus relief spending to aid hospitals, state governments and shore up food stamps

Democrats are demanding at least $500 billion in additional emergency coronavirus relief spending to aid hospitals, state governments and shore up food stamps

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Top congressional Democrats are calling for $500 billion in emergency coronavirus relief spending to aid hospitals, state governments, and the food stamp program.
It comes after the Trump administration sought another $250 billion in additional funding for an initiative benefiting small business owners.
Democrats suggested they might tie additional conditions on federal aid to small businesses so it benefits underserved communities.
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