The provision had garnered the ire of some Republicans in the Congress, who felt it was nothing more than Democrats trying to stuff funding for pet projects into the economic rescue package.
"Dems are again exploiting a crisis to fund their liberal wishlist," said Rep. Ken Buck (R-CO), who criticized money for the Kennedy Center, museums, public broadcasting, and libraries.
At the White House, the President said there was nothing going on other than simple negotiations.
"But, you got to give them something, it was something that they wanted," Mr. Trump told reporters, giving some insight into the negotiations in recent days.
"You know it works that way. Democrats have treated us fairly," the President added.