(RightWing.org) – Congress has been debating how best to deal with the coronavirus situation in this country. While everyone agreed that additional funding was needed, Congress couldn’t decide exactly how much. An agreement has finally been reached.
On Friday, President Trump signed a funding bill to combat the coronavirus, allocating $8.3 billion towards the cause.
I'm grateful my colleagues were able to put aside partisan games and come together to pass a clean emergency funding bill to address the serious public health challenge we face.
— Senator Ted Cruz (@SenTedCruz) March 6, 2020
The bill will fund efforts to develop a vaccine, medications to combat the virus and treat symptoms, and diagnostic tests.
Trump reassured Americans by saying that, while the virus is an unexpected problem, people aren’t panicking and “it’ll go away.” He also addressed stock value variations in response to the virus, saying that he thinks the markets will bounce back. Trump criticized the Federal Reserve for not responding to the stock market fluctuations in a similar fashion to other banks around the world.
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