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Biden weighs strategy for COVID-19 relief

CQ Budget, Ep. 187

Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th president of the United States by Chief Justice John Roberts as Jill Biden holds the Bible during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington.
Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th president of the United States by Chief Justice John Roberts as Jill Biden holds the Bible during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Republicans are already signaling that they don’t support the Biden administration’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief plan, potentially forcing Democrats to pass it through budget reconciliation. CQ Roll Call’s Jennifer Shutt and David Lerman discuss the state of COVID-19 aid talks, how this is President Biden’s first big test and the timetable Republicans have to strike a bipartisan deal.

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