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US President Joe Biden, with Vice President Kamala Harris, delivers remarks on the Senate Passage of the coronavirus relief bill. Image: PA
Biden’s virus relief bill passes US Senate
An exhausted US Senate has narrowly approved a $US1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill as President Joe Biden and his Democrats notched a victory they called crucial for lifting the country out of the pandemic and economic doldrums.
After labouring through the night on a mountain of amendments – nearly all from Republicans and rejected – bleary-eyed senators approved the…