Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi speaks to members of the media at the US Capitol before the vote on the coronavirus aid package bill. Photo: AFP

US House passes coronavirus aid package bill, likely to pass Senate vote too

  • The Democratic-controlled House passed the package to expand safety-net programmes to help those who will be affected by the Covid-19 pandemic
  • Donald Trump said he supported the package, raising the likelihood it will pass the Republican-controlled Senate next week
Topic |   Coronavirus outbreak
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi speaks to members of the media at the US Capitol before the vote on the coronavirus aid package bill. Photo: AFP
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