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Biden Needs Us To Just Shut Up And ‘Cooperate’ with the $3 Trillion COVID Relief Plan

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Biden Needs Us To Just Shut Up And 'Cooperate' with the $3 Trillion COVID Relief Plan
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Presumptive President-elect Joe Biden urges Congress to adopt a second COVID-19 relief package before the end of the session.

The Democratic Majority House of Representatives voted $3. 4 trillion versions of the HEROES Act in May, which would provide additional economic assistance to state and local governments, as well as a second $1,200 stimulus check for eligible individuals.

In October, the House passed a second version with a $2.2 trillion price tag.

Although both proposals were successful in the House, they both landed on the Republican-controlled Senate floor and have not progressed.

“Right now, Congress should come together and pass a COVID relief package like the HEROES Act that the House passed six months ago,” Biden said of The Hill’s second stimulus package.

“Once we shut down the virus and deliver economic relief to workers and businesses, we can start building back better than before.”

This bill is similar to the CARES Act, which was a $2.2 trillion relief package and was signed into law at the end of March to address the dramatic economic downturn at the start of the pandemic.

President Donald Trump signed the bill in March because of the overwhelming pressure for government intervention at the time, but what’s Biden’s excuse for wanting to pass such a costly bill?

Biden should push for a more moderate relief bill or push Americans to get back to work if he really cared about America’s economic future.

Currently, the US national debt is at $27 trillion and is growing rapidly, making any bill in the trillions dangerous to the country’s financial future.

The Federal Budget Responsible Committee has carried out a review of the relief packages, as many businesses have failed throughout the pandemic despite receiving stimulus.

A second stimulus package would also need to be more careful about what individuals and businesses are subject to controls.

According to The Washington Post, the Treasury Department sent more than 1 million checks to dead people, estimated at $1.4 billion.

There is certainly merit in Biden in pushing Republicans and Democrats to compromise on a relief package, but spending trillions is not the best solution.

If Biden really wants “Build Back Better,” he needs to encourage local and state governments to make plans to re-open all businesses safely in order to restore the American economy.

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