Analysis The Senate has a 2 trillion plan Whats the holdup
The No. 1 rule of a successful stimulus is to get it out quickly and flood the zone. The federal government already got two packages out the door, but the one agreed to in the wee hours of Wednesday morning is a whole different level -- a record $2 trillion in government spending. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said this is a "wartime level of investment." But moving something this large ... is like turning an aircraft carrier. It's hard to accomplish at high speeds.