Chuck Schumer is not ready for the Senate Republicans to reply to Biden COVID Rescue Invoice subsequent week
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced that the Senate would begin passing President Biden’s COVID bailout next week.
Majority Leader Schumer said in the Senate:
We are in the middle of a one-time crisis. It takes a one-time effort to overcome.
The dangers of falling short of our response are far greater than exceeding them. We should have learned the lesson from 2008 and 2009, when Congress was too shy and restricted in its response to the global financial crisis and it took years – years – for the economy to get out of recession. We cannot repeat that mistake today.
So the Senate will begin its examination next week [a budget resolution, a potential first step to pursuing] a very strong COVID relief bill.
We prefer to do this important work bipartisan – to include input, ideas, and revisions from our Republican counterparts, or bipartisan efforts to do the same. But if our Republican colleagues choose to oppose this urgent and necessary legislation, we must move forward without it.
We have a responsibility to help the American people quickly, especially in the face of these new economic figures. The Senate will begin this work next week.
The White House has said that they don’t expect the bill coming out of Congress to look exactly like the president’s proposed legislation, but they suspect that, other than a little tinkering on the edges, it should be tight .
Democrats want unity but they won’t delay vital COVID relief while Senate Republicans try to stifle legislation by dragging their feet.
A major COVID bailout is pending, and Republicans can either get on board or get out of the way.
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Mr. Easley is the Founder / Executive Editor, White House Press Pool, and a Congressional Correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a bachelor’s degree in political science. His thesis focused on public order with a specialization in social reform movements.
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