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CEOs Seek Liability Shield in Next Relief Bill: Congress Update

Dec. 22, 2020, 5:16 PM

President Donald Trump has until the end of Dec. 28 to sign a massive year-end measure that includes pandemic relief and annual funding for federal agencies, after the House and Senate passed the bill Monday night.

The roughly $900 billion aid package is attached to a $1.4 trillion omnibus to fund government operations through the end of the fiscal year, along with a bevy of other bills and tax breaks. Democrats are already saying that more support will be needed for the U.S. economy, while most Republicans are starting to signal their concern with the federal deficit.

President-elect Joe Biden ...