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The gigantic stimulus package adopted in Congress, a victory for Joe Biden


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Joe Biden, March 8, 2021 in Washington. – Patrick Semansky / AP / SIPA

According to Bernie Sanders, it is “the most important law passed by Congress to help workers in decades. The House formally adopted the gigantic plan to support the US economy amended by the Senate on Wednesday. This is a major victory for Joe Biden, who was to sign his signature in stride.

While the US economy has been hit hard by the Covid-19, this $ 1.9 trillion plan includes a check for $ 1,400 for the vast majority of American adults and an extension of unemployment benefits of $ 300 per week until September.

With the ambition to “fight against poverty”, the Democrats have also included a payment of 300 dollars per child per month, which is similar to a system of European family allowances. “Let’s be clear, this is not a bailout. This is a long list of left-wing priorities that pre-date the pandemic, ”attacked Republican Kevin McCarthy, while some economists have warned of possible risks of an inflaton.

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