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Trump signs Covid relief and government funding bill, averting government shutdown

President Trump unexpectedly signed the $900 billion Covid relief package into law on Sunday, averting a federal government shutdown. The bill extends unemployment benefits for millions and grants a one-time stimulus check of $600 for each eligible individual instead of the $2000 he initially demanded by Trump.

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