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Biden to Discuss Pandemic Relief Package With Republicans
President Biden will meet with 10 Republican senators on Monday who’ve proposed a a lot smaller Covid-19 aid package deal. Jen Psaki, the White House press secretary, informed reporters that the Mr. Biden’s greatest concern is releasing a package deal that’s too small.
The president has been clear since lengthy earlier than he got here into workplace that he’s open to partaking with each Democrats and Republicans in Congress about their concepts. And that is an instance of doing precisely that. So as we mentioned in our assertion final night time, it’s an change of concepts, a possibility to try this. This group clearly despatched a letter with some define, some high strains of their considerations and their priorities, and he’s joyful to have a dialog with them. What this assembly isn’t, is a discussion board for the president to make or settle for a proposal. His view — it stays — what was acknowledged within the assertion final night time, but in addition what he mentioned on Friday, which is that the danger isn’t that it’s too huge, this package deal, the danger is that it’s too small. And that is still his view, and it’s one he’ll actually categorical as we speak. But it’s essential to him that he hears this group out on their considerations, on their concepts. He’s all the time open to making this package deal stronger. And he additionally, as was famous in our assertion final night time, stays in shut contact with Speaker Pelosi with Leader Schumer, and he’ll proceed that engagement all through the day, and within the days forward.
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