Covid rescue plan expected to pass Congress Wednesday

Washington (AFP) – US President Joe Biden’s massive relief plan is on track to cross the finish line Wednesday with a final House vote, stimulating an economy digging out from the coronavirus pandemic and offering a lifeline for millions of families. The $1.9 trillion package, broadly popular with Americans and approved by the Senate at the weekend, is expected to narrowly clear Congress days before a crucial deadline, culminating a weeks-long negotiation over its cost and scope. If it reaches his desk, Biden — who made the American Rescue Plan his top legislative priority — could sign the h…

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