The U.S. Senate unanimously passed the largest stimulus bill in history. It amounts to roughly $2.2 trillion in relief efforts.

The bill includes $1,200 checks to many American adults and $500 for many children. It includes a $500 billion loan program for struggling businesses, cities and states, and nearly $400 billion for employee-retention funds for small businesses. It also includes $130 billion for hospitals.

According to Daily Wire, “now the bill goes to the Democrat-majority House, where Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is trying to make sure her fellow ‘disappointed’ Democrats get on board.”

Pelosi suggested that the House will look to pass the bill in the House on Friday.

Pelosi added that she’s having to do some work to get “disappointed” Democrats on board.

On CNN’s “Situation Room,” Pelosi said, “What is important is for us to recognize the good that is in the bill, appreciate it for what it does. Don’t judge it for what it doesn’t because we have more bills to come.”

“At the start of all this we had two bills, which were about emergencies … and the emergency isn’t over, but the focus was on those two bills. Now we’re mitigating for the damage of it all to the health and to the livelihood of the American people,” Pelosi told CNN.

“That is in this bill. And then we will go forward for recovery. Emergency, mitigation, recovery. And again all along the way still addressing the emergency and mitigation needs by focusing on how we build the economy in a positive way as we meet the health needs of the American people.”

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“Those comments came just after Pelosi told House Democrats on a series of conference calls that she is already thinking about the substance of the fourth coronavirus relief package that Congress will have to pass to respond to the crisis, according to sources on the calls,” CNN reports. “Pelosi made it clear to members who are disappointed that the pending bill did not include enough of their priorities that they will have a chance to add those provisions in the fourth package, the sources said.”

All it takes is one House Democrat to force his or her fellow members of Congress to appear in Washington in person to vote, and democratic socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who has been one of the more vocal critics of the Senate bill, told CNN Wednesday that she might do just that. While she said she’s “open” to a remote vote “if necessary,” she said, “With the health risks of travel, there is no easy choice here. But essential workers are showing up and putting their health at risk every day, and if the final text of a bill is set up to hurt them, it may be something we have to do.”

An incensed tweet Wednesday by the congresswoman about the Senate adjourning also highlighted her sentiment that members of Congress should be physically in D.C. “The Senate might ADJOURN FOR A MONTH after this bill?” Ocasio-Cortez tweeted. “This is completely dangerous and unacceptable. We HAVE to be able to respond to people’s needs. People don’t have this time. Even IF the Senate can even return on the 20th (big IF) that may not be enough time to solve May.”

She followed that up with a tweet blasting the Senate bill for supposedly containing a “historic corporate giveaway,” writing: “Just a reminder that there is absolutely no good reason why Senate Republicans are tying a historic corporate giveaway to getting relief money in the hands of families. They could just authorize sending checks to families today, right now, & deal with the rest. But they refuse.”

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