February 1, 2021

President Biden has invited 10 Republican senators to the White House on Monday afternoon for what an aide describes as “a full exchange of views” about their $600 billion counterproposal to his $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief plan. Ahead of the meeting, Biden tweeted that “we need urgent action” and said that his plan would “put

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December 29, 2020

Two more Senate Republicans on Tuesday expressed support for delivering $2,000 stimulus checks to most Americans, adding to the pressure on Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.) to hold a vote on a proposal that most other members of his party had opposed before President Trump intervened. The latest calls came from Georgia’s two embattled Republican

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December 28, 2020

President Trump on Sunday signed the government funding and coronavirus relief package, the White House said, averting a government shutdown and delivering economic aid as the pandemic worsens. Trump signed off on the $2.3 trillion package from his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla., days after he expressed displeasure with the spending outlined in the omnibus and complained that

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