Congress Nears Stimulus Checks Deal : Politics Podcast A Senate agreement on emergency funding to address the coronavirus could be "hours" away, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Tuesday, as Republicans and Democrats seemed close to bridging disagreements that have stalled a deal on the approximately $2 trillion package.

And on a Fox News special, President Trump said that he hopes the United States can begin to get back to normal by the middle of next month, potentially setting up a clash with public health officials. Th

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As Congress Closes In On A Deal, Trump Says He Wants To Open U.S. By Easter

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As Congress Closes In On A Deal, Trump Says He Wants To Open U.S. By Easter

As Congress Closes In On A Deal, Trump Says He Wants To Open U.S. By Easter

As Congress Closes In On A Deal, Trump Says He Wants To Open U.S. By Easter

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A Senate agreement on emergency funding to address the coronavirus could be "hours" away, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Tuesday, as Republicans and Democrats seemed close to bridging disagreements that have stalled a deal on the approximately $2 trillion package.

Also, on a Fox News special Tuesday afternoon, President Trump said that he hopes the United States can begin to get back to normal by the middle of next month, potentially setting up a clash with public health officials who say lifting the shutdown would be premature.

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