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Health Mar 11WATCH: ‘Things will get worse’ in COVID-19 outbreak, Fauci testifies
Testifying on Capitol Hill, Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, warned that the outbreak in the U.S. is going to get worse.
Nation Mar 06Trump signs $8.3B bill to combat coronavirus outbreak
The legislation will provide federal public health agencies money for vaccines, tests and potential treatments, and help state and local governments prepare for and respond to the threat.
Health Mar 05Sweeping Senate vote sends Trump $8.3 billion bill to fight virus
The money would pay for a multifaceted attack on a virus that is spreading more widely every day, sending financial markets spiraling, disrupting travel and potentially threatening the U.S. economy's decade-long expansion.
Politics Mar 04House passes bipartisan $8.3 billion bill to battle novel coronavirus
The swift and sweeping bipartisan vote was a relative rarity in a polarized Washington and came just nine days after the president outlined a $2.5 billion plan that both President Donald Trump's GOP allies and Democratic critics said was insufficient.
Health Mar 03Lawmakers close in on $7.5 billion measure to battle virus
The hope is to clear the measure through Congress by week's end.
Politics Feb 24White House unveils $2.5 billion emergency coronavirus request
The request could advance quickly through Congress and came as coronavirus fears are credited with a 1,000-plus point drop in the Dow Jones index and are increasingly seen as a potential political threat to President Donald Trump. …
Politics Feb 13Trump to transfer $3.8 billion from military to fund border wall
Thursday's move by the Pentagon angered not just Democrats but also GOP defense hawks.
Nation Feb 10Trump’s $4.8 trillion budget proposal revisits rejected cuts
President Donald Trump’s fiscal 2021 plan, to be released Monday, promises the government's deficit will crest above $1 trillion only for the current budget year before steadily decreasing to more manageable levels.
Politics Feb 09Trump budget to face skepticism, be overwhelmed by politics
President Donald Trump is preparing a budget plan that rehashes previously rejected spending cuts while leaving Social Security and Medicare benefits untouched. Trump’s fiscal 2021 budget plan, expected to be released Monday, comes amid trillion-dollar-plus deficits for as far as…
Nation Feb 07House passes Puerto Rico aid despite Trump veto threat
The legislation would provide more than $5 billion in emergency appropriations, mostly for housing aid, rebuilding infrastructure, and repairing roads and bridges.