Biden officials discuss $1.9 Tn stimulus plan in call with group of bipartisan lawmakers
After the virtual meeting, Senator Susan Collins said Republican still had 'a lot of unanswered questions.'
was a bipartisan discussion focused on policy solutions—which is notable in itself," King tweeted."Let's keep working together to speed vaccine distribution and support Americans during this pandemic."President Joe Biden speaks as Vice President Kamala Harris looks on in the White House on January 22, 2021.
Alex Wong/GettyKing also told Axios that the virtual meeting was dominated by talks about vaccine distribution and data on the pandemic."If you were just listening on the call, I don't think you would have been able to tell who were the Republicans and who were Democrats and who were independents," he said.
Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin of Illinois said it was"refreshing" to see an administration"fully engaged in addressing this pandemic with a focus on science and federal leadership."Lawmakers reportedly discussed the high price tag attached to the package, what stimulus funding was essential, and whether the third check could be more targeted to individuals in need during the call, according to the headtopics.comRead more: Newsweek »
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