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Biden’s Relief Bill Probably Won’t Matter That Much in the Midterms

President Biden is reportedly preparing to “sell” his pandemic stimulus bill to the American people in an effort to reap political gain from the popular measure. History suggests any gain he gets will be fleeting.

Biden Has Finally Agreed to Slim Down Stimulus Checks. There’s a Lot More He Could Cut.

President Biden has reportedly agreed to modify the covid-19 relief bill under pressure from moderate Senate Democrats, narrowing the eligibility of some upper-middle-income families to receive the $1,400 per person stimulus checks. He could do a lot more to cut this bloated and wasteful package while still providing relief for those who need it.

Biden’s Stimulus Plan Suggests He Fundamentally Misunderstands This Recession

President Biden has presented his $1.9 trillion stimulus plan as the way to get the country out of the pandemic-induced recession. In fact, its provisions show he fundamentally misunderstands the nature of the trouble we’re in.

Big Government Is About to Get Really Popular

The Trump administration’s intent to ask for an $850 billion stimulus package to reduce the coronavirus’s economic impact is just the first example of the new normal.