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Coronavirus Package Hits Roadblocks Amid GOP Opposition

The Senate is dragging its heels

The House-passed coronavirus package is quickly running into roadblocks, throwing into question the bill’s timeline for reaching President Donald Trump’s desk.

House lawmakers passed the bipartisan deal early Saturday morning after around-the-clock negotiations between Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and a late endorsement from Trump.

But that’s done little to guarantee its smooth path to the White House as it faces eleventh-hour fixes and opposition from some Republican senators, either of which could complicate and slow the bill’s arrival and passage in the Senate.

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