Senate Slated To Vote On $500 Billion Aid Package

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Senate Slated To Vote On $500 Billion Aid Package
The Republican-backed bill would include Paycheck Protection Program money, funds for schools and liability protections for businesses.
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In Washington, Congress remains at odds over a COVID relief bill.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the Senate will vote on a $500 billion aid package when it returns Monday.

The Republican-backed bill would include Paycheck Protection Program money, funds for schools and liability protections for businesses.

But House Democrats want a $2.2 trillion proposal that would also give money to state and local governments.

The White House has offered a $1.8 trillion package — an about-face after President Trump said last week negotiations should stop. But Speaker Nancy Pelosi has said the White House's offer still falls short.