Covid stimulus update: Biden to unveil new plan, hopes for bipartisan support

  • President-elect Joe Biden is expected on Thursday to unveil his long-awaited stimulus plan.
  • A person familiar with the transition team’s thinking confirmed that Biden will try to garner bipartisan support for his relief plan.
  • The proposal is expected to include a boost to the recently authorized $600 direct payments to most Americans and support for local government.
  • Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., said on Thursday he would be in favor of $2,000 stimulus checks and open to discussions with his Democratic colleagues.

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