Trump approves $2 trillion stimulus to help Americans

Lawmakers defied health advice to return to Washington, D.C., and vote together, while keeping physical distance from each other.
1:38 | 03/28/20

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Late tonight, the president signing the massive relief bill into law, the $2.2 trillion the biggest ever. Checks now for millions suddenly out of a job. Kyra Phillips breaks down the numbers tonight. The motion is adopted. Reporter: The president signing off on a $2 trillion stimulus after high drama. Members of congress racing back to Washington on near empty planes through deserted airports after a last-ditch attempt by Kentucky Republican Thomas massivee to force a role call vote. His move overruled and blasted by both parties. The president calling him a third-rate grandstander. Members of congress keeping physical distance from one another but voting together. We will fight it together until we win together. Right now we're going to pass this legislation. Reporter: Those payments potentially going out in early April. For those earning $75,000 or less, $1,200 but $500 per child. Unemployment checks going up $600 for four months. Benefits extended and student loan payments suspended for six months. With regard to the checks coming your way, if you filed your taxes electronically the money will go right into your account. Otherwise you'll get a check. Payments should start rolling out early April. Overnight, the worsening scene in the uk. The prime minster Boris Johnson

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