White House Reaches Deal With Lawmakers on $2 Trillion Coronavirus Stimulus Bill


Legislation to provide direct financial checks to many Americans, expand unemployment insurance, offer health-care providers additional resources WASHINGTON—Congress was poised to pass an estimated $2 trillion stimulus package aimed at combating the economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic, hours after legislative leaders and the Trump administration struck a deal.
The Senate plans to vote on the mammoth bill on Wednesday, though the full text hasn’t been released. The legislation will provide direct financial checks to many Americans, drastically expand unemployment insurance, offer hundreds of billions in loans to both small and large businesses, refill drained...