Sen. Mark Warner, a Democrat from Virginia, told CNN there could be an agreement on a stimulus bill as early as Monday.
Warner, who is part of a bipartisan group of eight senators hashing out a compromise on a stimulus bill, said they are close to an agreement.
“I think we have got the top line numbers done. We are working right now on language so that we can have – as early as tomorrow – a piece of legislation,” he said.
The Democratic Senator from Virginia says it will be a four-month emergency relief package with a $908 billion price tag.
The agreement “will give targeted relief for the unemployed; for people in food insecurity; rental assistance; small businesses that have run out of their PP funds and additional funds to those minority businesses that have been extraordinarily hit hard,” Warner said.
“We put additional assistance in finally for broadband, which we all know is an academic necessity and additional dollars around the vaccine distribution; assistance for hospitals,” he added.
Warner predicts, despite the fact that neither Republicans nor Democrats are getting everything they would like in the bill, there will be enough votes to support passage of the measure.
“I have pretty high assurance that it would get way beyond 60 votes,” he said.