Biden’s statement came about because of the high ratio of rent and mortgage payments on the Saturday when the new moon began. Coupled with the financial pressure faced by millions of Americans, the federal unemployment benefit of $600 per week stipulated in the “CARES Act” in March will expire on Friday night. The suspension of expulsions ended on July 24.
The former vice president called on Congress to “provide emergency unemployment benefits, provide more food and nutrition programs, and comprehensive subsidies to allow families to keep their health insurance,” echoing the US House of Representatives’s $3 trillion Hero Act passed in May. “Priorities. It also seeks more funds for state and local governments, which is another sticking point between Democrats and Republicans.
Biden said: “These steps can put the United States in a stronger position to deal with the pressure the virus has placed on millions of Americans and our entire economy.”
Possible Democratic candidates expanded their lead over Trump in recent polls, partly because the president handled the coronavirus pandemic.
Congress has not yet reached an agreement on the next coronavirus mitigation plan. Earlier this week, Trump and senior White House officials suggested that they would accept a short-term agreement to resolve evictions and unemployment benefits. However, the Democrats have rejected the “sporadic” approach.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi (California D.California) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (DN.Y.) met with White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows on Saturday morning ) And Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (Steven Mnuchin). This meeting is the fifth meeting this week and it seems that some progress has been made.
The Democrats hope to extend the weekly unemployment benefit of $600 to next year as part of a broader package. But Republicans in the Senate believe that the $600 benefit inhibits work. Senate Republicans released a plan this week to change to provide 200-day temporary fixed payments for 60 days until the state unemployment system can provide 70% wage replacement.