Economic stimulus package ‘urgently needed,’ says Biden

During a briefing with economic advisers on Friday, President Joe Biden pointed to the recent jobs report as evidence that his American Rescue Plan is “urgently needed” and “absolutely essential.”
1:41 | 03/06/21

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Transcript for Economic stimulus package ‘urgently needed,’ says Biden
Today. Report. Shows that the American rescue plan is urgent news. Our economy's still has nine point five million fewer job and then had this time last. That really would take years. To get us back on track. We have warned minute if you were educators. Wondering if you're educators and we view this time last year. We've lost four hunger thousands small businesses. All almost empty storefronts. Are too shattered dreams. That are warning lights their normal and stable point. He used threats. There. And so. Last month's job growth as a result of the December relief package. Without a rescue plan he's changed her mind you slow. The cab forward one step forward to step backward. We beat the cars provide essential relief and build an inclusive reform. People need help now less than two weeks. Enhanced unemployment benefits and began to expire. From eleven million people. At least seven can't don't know enough food to eat basis. Thirteen million people behind their rap. Rescue plan is absolutely essential for turn this around. Getting kids back to school safely. You know lifeline to small business and getting the upper hand and probably ninety. That's who we're going to be talking about now thank you all thank you.

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