President Biden on Friday gave remarks on the Senate's vote to clear a nearly $2 trillion COVID-19 stimulus package without Republican support.
"I'm going to act. I'm going to act fast. I'd like to do it with the support of Republicans," Biden said during a Friday address about the state of the U.S. economy. "But they are not willing to go as far as we need to go."
Biden pledged to include $1,400 stimulus checks in the coronavirus relief package.
- Biden said Friday he is willing to pass a nearly $2 trillion stimulus proposal without Republican support
- The stimulus package would include $1,400 direct checks for qualifying Americans
"I'm not cutting the size of the checks. They're going to be $1,400. Period," he told reporters, referring to coronavirus stimulus.
"I'm not cutting the size of the checks. They're going to be $1,400. Period," he said. "I know some in Congress think we've already done enough to deal with the crisis. ... That's not what I see. I see enormous pain in this country."
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