Republicans Finally Agree to Help Health Care Workers During Health Care Crisis

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From Politico’s roundup of the coronavirus rescue bill:

Senate GOP leaders and the White House conceded to a Democratic demand for tens of billions of dollars for hospitals and health-care providers as part of the rescue package.

Republicans “conceded” to a “Democratic” demand to assist health care providers in the middle of the biggest global pandemic in a century. Were Republicans really opposed to this? Seriously?

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