WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday the country’s smallest businesses need to be protected against the ravages of the coronavirus outbreak and pushed for $60 billion to be allocated to those enterprises in the next funding allocation.
“There is a disparity in access to capital in our country. We do not want this tragedy of a coronavirus to exacerbate that disparity or to ossify it, to solidify it,” Pelosi told reporters.
Reporting by David Morgan and Doina Chiacu; Editing by Chris Reese
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