Bernie Sanders is one of 96 senators who passed an unprecedented $2 trillion coronavirus spending bill last night. The bill is an attempt to stop an economic free fall due to the coronavirus pandemic. The package now moves to the House. If they pass it, the president said he’ll sign it.
The measure comes as a record 3.3 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week, according to new figures released by the Labor Department.
Sen. Sanders is also still running for president, although his path to win the Democratic nomination seems almost impossible.
He takes our questions and yours about how this bill works and what potential next steps might look like for lawmakers.