Senate Approves Resolution For Biden’s $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Stimulus Package, 51-50

Thursday night’s marathon “vote-a-rama” session resulted in the Senate endorsed President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion stimulus package, with Vice President Kamala Harris acting as the tiebreaker at 5:30 a.m on Friday morning. During the 15-hour overnight voting session, over 800 amendments were offered. Senators voted to delay a minimum wage increase, one of Biden’s main proposals. Biden’s stimulus package proposed raising the minimum wage to $15 by 2025. The rejection came after a proposal by Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) to bar a minimum wage increase during a pandemic. Ernst claimed that “a $15 fe…

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