McConnell: Coronavirus relief deal reached, final package expected in ‘matter of hours’

Government funding runs out Sunday night

Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., questions Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin during a Congressional Oversight Commission hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Dec. 10. (Sarah Silbiger/The Washington Post via AP, Pool)

Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., questions Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin during a Congressional Oversight Commission hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Dec. 10. (Sarah Silbiger/The Washington Post via AP, Pool) (AP)

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Sunday evening said lawmakers have reached a long-awaited coronavirus relief bill, though it will be hours before the full details are made public, Fox News has learned. 

Speaking from the Senate floor Wednesday, McConnell said the “four leaders of the Senate and the House finalized an agreement.” 

Fox News was told that it could take “hours” to prep the relief bill. 

Before hitting the full House for a vote, the bill must first go through the House Rules Committee, though it remains unclear when that will be. 

“I believe I can speak for all sides when I say I hope and expect to have a final agreement nailed down in a matter of hours,” McConnell said. “At this point we’re down to the last few differences that stand between struggling Americans and their major rescue package they need and deserve.

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