The package of measures provides for the payment of 1.2 thousand dollars to American families, the White House reported.
The US Congress will present the next package of anti-crisis measures with a total cost of 1 trillion dollars. This was announced by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in an interview with Fox News.
Earlier, the US authorities, in General, allocated more than 2.9 trillion dollars to support the economy and population of the country affected by the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
вЂњWe are ready to act quickly. This is all about children and work, this is our priority,вЂќ the Minister said.
The package of measures provides for direct payments to families in the amount of 1.2 thousand dollars.
According to the White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, the administration of US President Donald Trump generally supported the aid package developed by the Republicans and proposed several adjustments.
Earlier, the Democrats offered their aid package. The $3 trillion packages of anti-crisis measures were approved by the US House of Representatives but were rejected in the Senate, where the Republicans have the majority.