President Donald Trump on Friday signed the $2 trillion coronavirus economic stimulus bill, putting in motion desperately needed financial relief for millions of Americans set back by the pandemic.
Trump signed the bill just hours after the House passed it in a bipartisan vote.
"I want to thank Democrats and Republicans for coming together and putting America first," Trump said.
"We got hit by the invisible enemy and we got hit hard," he added. "I think we are going to have a tremendous rebound."
The legislation, which passed unanimously in the Senate on Wednesday, will provide billions of dollars in relief for struggling industries, a significant boost to unemployment insurance and direct cash payments to Americans, many of whom have been financially devastated by the outbreak.
Before signing the bill, Trump marveled at the size of it.
"I never signed anything with a 'T' on it," he said.
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