Clock ticking on relief bill that includes payments to jobless Americans, and funding for federal government operations.
US President Donald Trump, on holiday in Florida, has finally signed a $2.3 trillion financial package that is crucial to millions of jobless Americans, as he came under pressure from legislators.
The White House confirmed he had signed the bill shortly after he tweeted: “Good news on Covid Relief Bill. Information to follow.” He did not immediately elaborate.
Trump, who has been pictured playing golf at his Mar-a-Lago resort over the Christmas weekend, had been under pressure from legislators on both sides to stop blocking the pandemic aid and government funding bill which was approved by Congress last week.
More to come…