Let the sales push begin.President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris and their spouses have begun an ambitious, cross-country tour this week to highlight the benefits of his $1.9 trillion plan to defeat the coronavirus and boost the economy.The road show — dubbed the “Help is Here” tour by the White House — began Monday with Harris heading to a COVID-19 vaccination site and a culinary academy in Las Vegas and First Lady Jill Biden touring a New Jersey elementary school.The president will have more to say about the plan Monday at the White House, and he is scheduled to … Read more
The House will vote on the Senate-passed version of the new relief measure as soon as Monday, putting it on pace for President Biden to sign it into law by the end of the week.
Lawmakers snubbed a wide array of businesses pleading for help from Washington. Gym operators and long-term senior care facilities are among those arguing Congress has left them facing further closures and layoffs even as the broader economic outlook brightens.
“When you see restaurants continuing to get financial relief, and yet those on the front lines of caring for the most vulnerable in this crisis are