Biden urges quick Senate action on huge stimulus package

Washington (AFP) – President Joe Biden on Saturday welcomed the overnight passage by the US House of Representatives of an enormous, $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package, saying it moves the country closer to full Covid-19 vaccination and economic recovery.  The package passed the House just after 2:00 am (0700 GMT) Saturday, in a 219 to 212 vote, with not one Republican vote, and moves next week to the Senate. “I hope it will receive quick action,” Biden said in a brief address from the White House.  “We have no time to waste. If we act now, decisively, quickly and boldly, we can finally …

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