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Biden will roll out more COVID relief in April on top of separate $4 trillion infrastructure package


Biden will roll out another COVID relief plan in April on top of $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan, Jen Psaki reveals

  • President Joe Biden will unveil another coroanvirus stimulus package in April 
  • Press Secretary Jen Psaki: ‘He’s going to have more to say later in April about the second part of his recovery plan, which will include … health care, child care’
  • The package would follow Biden’s $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan, which was signed earlier this month
  • It would also be separate from an infrastructure and jobs plan he is preparing to roll out on Wednesday, which could reach between $2-$4 trillion

Joe Biden has more plans for coronavirus relief, his press secretary revealed Sunday – just weeks after the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan was signed.

‘He’s going to have more to say later in April about the second part of his recovery plan, which will include a number of the pieces you talked about – health care, child care, addressing that,’ White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki told ‘Fox News Sunday’ host Chris Wallace.

‘It’s a crisis right now,’ she continued, ‘the number of women who have left the workplace.’

She did not reveal how costly this next COVID-19 stimulus bill could be, saying: ‘The total package, we’re still working out.’

President Joe Biden ‘has more to say’ on coroanvirus stimulus and will unveil another plan for relief in April

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki told Fox News on Sunday: 'He's going to have more to say later in April about the second part of his recovery plan, which will include ... health care, child care'

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki told Fox News on Sunday: ‘He’s going to have more to say later in April about the second part of his recovery plan, which will include … health care, child care’

Psaki said this next coronavirus relief will be separate from the massive infrastructure bill Biden plans to introduce on Wednesday during his trip to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

The sweeping legislation could reach between $2-$4 trillion according to estimates.

On top of addressing infrastructure, the package is also expected to address social and economic welfare issues like free community college and universal child care.

‘When the president advocated for the American Rescue Plan, he talked about this being two stages: rescue then recovery,’ Psaki told Fox.

‘What the American people will hear from him this week, is part of his plan, the first step of his plan toward recovery which will include an investment in infrastructure,’ she continued in reference to the upcoming rollout.

The plan, which senior Democrats are proposing could surpass $3 trillion in new spending, is likely to serve as the foundation for Biden’s Build Back Better jobs and infrastructure program.

The national debt currently stands at more than $28 trillion and swiftly growing.

Democrats are looking to fit as much as they can in this infrastructure package, including new measures on drug pricing and climate policy.

Centrist Democrat Joe Manchin, however, has said he will seek to block the bill if there isn’t some sort of cooperation with Republicans.

With a 50-50 split Senate, just on Democratic lawmaker could throw off the party’s plans.

When it comes to the next coronavirus relief, Psaki says the administration is working with Congress on more specifics – read congressional Democrats.

‘We’ll work with the Senate and the House to see how it should move forward,’ she said.

The $1.9 trillion package was pushed through with no input from Republicans to the ire of Manchin.

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