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Biden invites GOP lawmakers to White House virus relief talk


January 31, 2021

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has invited to the White House a group of 10 Republican senators who have proposed spending about one-third of what he is seeking in coronavirus aid.

White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Sunday that Biden had spoken with the leader of the group, Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine. The invitation to meet came hours after the lawmakers sent Biden a letter urging him to negotiate rather than try to ram through his $1.9 trillion package solely on Democratic votes.

Though Biden is wanting “a full exchange of views," Psaki reiterated that he remains in f...

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