WHAT WE KNOW:
(NYT) Democrats are preparing to bypass Republican objections to speed President Biden’s $1.9 trillion economic aid package through Congress, rather than pare it back significantly to attract Republican votes, even as administration officials and congressional moderates hold out hopes of passing a bill with significant bipartisan support.
“The smartest thing we can do is act big.” —Janet Yellen
We are in the midst of a once-in-a-century crisis.
Only big, bold action is called for.
This Senate will deliver more help to the American people and fast. pic.twitter.com/JB0Ld9uEKQ
— Chuck Schumer (@SenSchumer) January 29, 2021
Tune in as I hold my weekly press conference at the U.S. Capitol. https://t.co/A0E2ii8COr
— Nancy Pelosi (@SpeakerPelosi) January 28, 2021