Biden signs $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill in first major legislative victory
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President Joe Biden signed one of the largest stimulus packages in American history into law on Thursday, pouring nearly $2 trillion into a wide-ranging effort to crush the coronavirus and bring the pandemic-ravaged U.S. economy back from the brink of disaster. Appearing in the Oval Office with Vice President Kamala Harris, Biden said before signing the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan that the bill is about bringing immediate relief to the millions of people in the U.S. battered by the pandemic. “This historic legislation is about rebuilding the backbone of this country, and giving people i...