News: U.S. House budget committee approves $1.9 trillion covid-19 aid bill.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives Budgets Committee on Monday approved a bill with $ 1.9 trillion in coronavirus aid backed by President Joe Biden.
The measure was passed by the committee with 19-16 votes. The entire House of Representatives is hoping to pass the bill later this week. It would boost the U.S. economy and carry out Biden’s proposals to allocate extra money for COVID-19 vaccines and other medical devices.
Reporting by Susan Cornwell; Adaptation by Chizu Nomiyama
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