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  • President Joe Biden scored his first legislative win early Saturday as the House passed his $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package.

  • Democrats, however, faced challenges to their hopes of using the bill to raise the minimum wage.

  • Democrats, who control the chamber, passed the sweeping measures by a mostly party line vote of 219 to 212 and sent it on to the Senate, where Democrats planned a legislative maneuver to allow them to pass it without the support of Republicans Speaker Nancy Pelosi more than a year ago.

  • More you're into this pandemic and economic crisis.

  • The American people need to know that their government is there for them.

  • And as president, Biden has said, help is on the way.

  • The American rescue plan would pay for vaccines and medical supplies and send a new round of emergency financial aid to households, small businesses and state and local governments.

  • Republicans, who have broadly backed previous covid 19 spending, said much of the current package was not necessary.

  • They said only 9% of the total would go directly toward fighting the virus.

  • Democrats aim to get the bill to the president to sign into law before mid March, when a number of benefits are set to expire.

President Joe Biden scored his first legislative win early Saturday as the House passed his $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package.

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House passes Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief plan

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/02/28
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