Biden and GOP senators offer competing COVID-19 relief plans
January 31, 2021
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and a group of 10 Senate Republicans have offered competing proposals to help the United States respond to the coronavirus pandemic and provide economic relief to businesses and families.
The president is meeting with the senators on Monday at the White House in what press secretary Jen Psaki described as "an exchange of ideas" and not a forum for Biden to "make or accept an offer." Meanwhile, Democratic leaders in Congress are laying the groundwork for taking up Biden's proposal in the coming weeks.
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