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US lawmakers give final approval to $1.9tn stimulus plan

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The US House of Representatives gave a final green light to the $1.9 trillion stimulus package, which will be signed into law by President Joe Biden on Friday. The rescue package will extend unemployment benefits and include a $1,400 direct payment to many Americans. Gregory Daco, Chief US Economist at Oxford Economics, weighs in on the longer-term impact of the programme, and how it compares to fiscal support in the EU. 

Added on the 10/03/2021 21:17:07 - Copyright : France 24 EN

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