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Biden says Congress can do more to help troubled economy

· 02/05/2021 12:32
Biden says Congress can do more to help troubled economy

- As part of a blitz of appearances Friday in which he pushed for the passage of his $1.9 trillion economic rescue plan, President Joe Biden said what Republicans have proposed doing to help the economy is not enough to help those in need because of the pandemic.

"It's very clear our economy is still in trouble," Biden told reporters after a meeting with top Democrats from the U.S. House of Representatives at the White House. "Some in Congress think we did enough - others think we can do little or nothing - that’s not what I see."


(Reporting by Trevor Hunnicutt and Jonnelle Martem Editing by Franklin Paul)

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