Biden defends passing $1.9 trillion stimulus without GOP support — ‘We don’t have to wait’
- President Joe Biden said he was supportive of Democrats' move to advance his American Rescue Plan through Capitol Hill without GOP support.
- Both the House and the Senate are trying to pass a coronavirus relief bill using a budgetary tool that would allow passage based on a simple majority.
- "What Republicans have proposed is either to do nothing or not enough," Biden said. "All of a sudden, many of them have rediscovered fiscal restraint."