US Senate votes against aid package of $ 1.8 trillion

The US Senate on Sunday against a stimulus package of 1.8 trillion voted (1.7 trillion euros). This package should mitigate the economic damage caused by the coronavirus.

The US Senate on Sunday against a stimulus package of 1.8 trillion voted (1.7 trillion euros). This package should mitigate the economic damage caused by the coronavirus.

According to the leader of the Democrats in the Senate, Chuck Schumer, is in the plan too much support for companies at the expense of hospitals and health care workers.

Republicans and Democrats now proceed to negotiate a package. The leader of the Republicans said that even if there is no new package, he wants to place a vote again minutes after the opening of the financial markets.

In the United States now apply lock downs in the states of New York, California, Illinois, Connecticut and New Jersey. Shops are closed and people must stay home as much as possible. This is about a quarter of the US population.

$ 3,000 for US households

According to the last count, more than 33,000 people in the US infected with the coronavirus. Of these, 420 deceased.

Sunday told the US Treasury Secretary, Steven Mnuchin that could get each American household with the package to $ 3,000 to support.

Furthermore, there would be 4 trillion to be mobilized liquidity for the US central bank, the Federal Reserve. Allows finance companies become available for the next 90 to 120 days. If the crisis is not resolved, will Mnuchin take more steps.

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