President Biden speaks about the economy, COVID-19 relief

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President Biden speaks about the economy, COVID-19 relief

President Joe Biden spoke Friday about the state of the economy and his $1.9 billion relief plan, which needs congressional approval.

Earlier, the Senate narrowly passed a budget resolution, an important step to getting Mr. Biden’s proposal approved. Vice President Kamala Harris cast the tie-breaking vote.

The resolution is part of a budget process known as reconciliation, which allows legislation to pass with only a simple majority instead of the typical 60-vote threshold, meaning Democrats would be able to green-light it without any Republican votes.

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