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For the sake of protecting the lives of our fellow Americans, we must unite and act now in support of vaccines, by quickly increasing federal funding for testing, vaccine distribution, and other key initiatives, we can get more shots in arms, safely reopen our economy, and finally defeat this virus.
BIPARTISAN BREAKTHROUGH ? POLS UNVEIL BACK TO WORK PLAN FOR REOPENING ECONOMY WITH EMPHASIS ON Tom Reed said hes confident the White House and White House and Senate negotiators will find a middle ground between the Houses $ 3 trillion bill that passed in May and the Senate GOPs $ 1 trillion proposal that was unveiled this week. Obviously, we have to do a deal, not to do anything is a disservice to the American people. The institution of Congress is better than that.
This is about the power of the purse, and I think there needs to be a recognition that in our Constitution the power of the purse rests in Congress and us being able to influence where that money is spent, i think it is prudent and reasonable and just so long as we don't overreach and don't become extreme, I think there is a path there to come to a conclusion that everyone can agree to.