Biden Signs $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Bill Into Law
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From the RightBiden spikes political football as he signs massive spending bill into law
President Biden on Thursday signed into a law a $1.9 trillion spending package he claims is needed to give the coronavirus-slowed economy a jolt, a bill Republicans say is too hefty and loaded with wasteful pork.
The measure is one of the largest such packages in American history, and came with warnings from Republicans and some economists that its size might “overheat” the economy. Nevertheless, Biden and top other administration officials took the first in a series of victory laps as they look to sell the already popular measure to...
From the LeftBiden signs $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill
President Biden signed the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act in the Oval Office on Thursday, one day earlier than originally scheduled.
Why it matters: The enactment of the massive coronavirus relief plan cements Biden's first major legislative victory and comes exactly one year after the pandemic was declared by the World Health Organization.
The big picture: Federal agencies will now face the daunting task of implementing one of the largest economic relief packages in U.S. history, which is projected to lift millions out of poverty in addition to supporting...
From the LeftPresident Biden signs $1.9T Covid relief stimulus bill into law
President Joe Biden signed the $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief package into law Thursday, his first legislative achievement since taking office less than two months ago, a measure to infuse billions into the U.S. economy and bolster funding for vaccines, testing and school reopenings.
The package, which was unanimously opposed by Republicans in Congress, will also provide millions of Americans with $1,400 stimulus checks that are set to go out by the end of the month. The White House is planning a victory lap to mark the achievement with the president,...