The bill’s price tag is around 10% of U.S. GDP, and Congress is already bickering internally — as well as with various lobbyists and policy advocates — about whether it goes far enough in a plethora of directions.
Even if the bill passes, the story won’t be over:
We are likely to be in this same situation again, economists say — and soon.
Another stimulus bill will likely be necessary to get the economy running after the COVID-19 outbreak has been contained.
More immediately, it’s possible that a second massive spending bill will be needed just to stop further bleeding.