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Coronavirus live updates: Senate reaches $484B stimulus deal; Cuomo, Trump to meet; oil, stock prices plunge

Coronavirus live updates: Senate reaches $484B stimulus deal; Cuomo, Trump to meet; oil, stock prices plunge

Senate passes small buisiness aid bull

The Senate reached a deal on a $484 billion  stimulus package Tuesday afternoon, and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo was  to meet with President Donald Trump at the White House after some fiery  exchanges over their respective handling of the coronavirus pandemic.

The stimulus deal senators agreed to,  much of it aimed at boosting small businesses,  will supplement the $2  trillion legislation passed last month. Senate Majority Leader Mitch  McConnell hailed it as a “bipartisan agreement.”

Cuomo  has repeatedly chastised the president for asking governors to lead the  struggle against the outbreak without enough federal resources. Trump  responded this week by tweeting the governor should “spend more time  ‘doing’ and less time ‘complaining.’ “

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