With a another virus /economy stimulus bill for Congress to work on in the next two weeks….
Joe Bi9den has weighed in on what he would like to see (And have to0 work with if he’s President 6 months from now) in the bill to be passed….
Former vice president Joe Biden on Monday outlined four “commonsense principles” that he said should be included in the next round of coronavirus relief legislation, as negotiations are underway on Capitol Hill.
In a statement released by his campaign, Biden said the next phase of relief must “immediately” authorize “all necessary resources to fight the pandemic.” He called for Congress to reject the White House’s proposals to cut taxes for the wealthiest Americans.
He said the legislation should ensure that any aid to U.S. companies “must not be used to outsource American jobs.”
And he urged lawmakers to provide resources aimed at helping schools reopen in the fall.
“The American people are counting on their leaders to step up, and families and small businesses cannot afford for the relief they desperately need to once again be diminished, delayed, or diverted to the President’s wealthy friends in the midst of this intensifying crisis,” Biden said.
In an interview on MSNBC Monday night, Biden continued to criticize Trump over his handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
“He only has one thing on his mind: How does he win reelection?” Biden said of Trump. “And it doesn’t matter how many people get covid or die from covid.”
He added that the doctors he has spoken with predict there will be 200,000 Americans dead from the coronavirus by Election Day….