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Battle over COVID aid cheques in Senate

Battle over COVID aid cheques in Senate

US Democrats are in rare agreement with Donald Trump as they seek bigger pandemic-aid payments. An unusual battle in Congress over President Donald Trump's demand for $US2000 ($A1640) coronavirus aid cheques for Americans is shifting to the Senate where Republicans are under pressure to approve the additional relief. The Democratic-led House of Representatives on Monday approved the direct payments in a 275-134 vote,...

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