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U.S. Democrats-held House poised to pass Biden’s 1.9-trln-USD relief package

Washington, USA | THE INDEPENDENT |  Democrats-held House is expected to approve U.S. President Joe Biden’s 1.9-trillion-U.S.-dollar COVID-19 relief package Friday night, despite Republican opposition to the massive aid plan. “If every single thing in Democrats’ $1.9 trillion dollar blowout is important to ‘COVID relief,’ (House) Speaker Nancy Pelosi should allow …

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Pelosi nominated speaker by House Democrats for two more years

Washington, US | Xinhua | U.S. House Democrats on Wednesday nominated Speaker Nancy Pelosi to remain atop the party in the lower chamber of the U.S. Congress for two more years. Pelosi, aged 80, was approved with a caucus voice vote conducted virtually. The caucus on Wednesday also reelected Steny Hoyer …

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Trump halts COVID-19 relief talks until after election

Washington, US | Xinhua | U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he has asked his administration’s negotiators to withdraw from COVID-19 relief talks with Democrats until after the presidential election in November. “I have instructed my representatives to stop negotiating until after the election when, immediately after I win, we …

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U.S. Senate fails to advance Republican COVID-19 relief bill

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA |   U.S. Senate on Thursday failed to advance a slimmed-down Republican COVID-19 relief proposal, as lawmakers remain deadlocked over the scope and size of the much needed stimulus bill. All Democrats and one Republican, Senator Rand Paul, opposed the legislation in a procedural vote, making it …

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