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Pelosi: House Aims to Pass Biden Plan Before End of February Following Senate Budget Approval

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Pelosi: House Aims to Pass Biden Plan Before End of February Following Senate Budget Approval

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The House of Representatives will aim to pass President Joe Biden’s new COVID-19 relief bill by the end of the month, Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) announced Friday. “Next week, we will be writing the legislation to create a path to final passage for the Biden American Rescue Plan, so that we can finish our work before the end of February,” Pelosi said in an open letter to Democrat colleagues. The Senate narrowly passed a budget resolution on Friday after a marathon session. The resolution is being sent back to the House because it was amended. Because Democrats enjoy a majority in the lower chamber, they’re expected to pass the amended resolution. Congressional Democrats are using a budgetary process to ram the $1.9 trillion package through the chambers without Republican support. No Republicans backed the budget votes in the House or the Senate. Biden met with Democrat leaders, including Pelosi, at …

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