The top 20% of households reaped 65% of benefit from Trump’s tax cuts. The bottom 20% got 1%.
The American Rescue Plan gives aid to those who actually need it. My @Morning_Joe chart: https://t.co/Ptq9Hpu3KA
Biden has nominated two female generals to four-star commands, the Defense Department announced over the weekend, after their promotions were reportedly delayed for months over fears that Trump would reject them because they are women.
Almost 7 out of 10 Americans. These are remarkable numbers and a testament to the hard work and determination to tackle this pandemic and right the course by @POTUS and his team. https://t.co/uOzUgv1nZo
It makes the most significant childcare investment since WW II; $40bn to:
- Reduce child care costs for families
- Help women who left jobs to take on caregiving
- Rebuild the child care providers; mostly small, community-based bizs
- Increase pay & benefits of childcare workers
In 3/20, all the Senate Democrats voted for Trump's Covid stimulus/relief bill. In 12/20, nearly every Senate Democrat voted for Trump's second Covid stimulus/relief bill. In 3/21, no Senate Republicans voted for Biden's Covid stimulus/relief package. Asymmetric Polarization.
Pelosi to Dem colleagues: "Let us join together for a big, strong and hopefully bipartisan vote on the American Rescue Plan this week ... At a time when people in our country are hungry and fear eviction, they will know that, as President Biden has promised: Help Is On The Way."
There is so much packed into the $1.9T stimulus plan passed by the Senate today that it’s gained almost zero attention for shoring up the pensions of more than a million workers and retirees under multiemployer pension plans. Kind of amazing.
Absolutely on-the-money column from @EJDionne. Biden is focused on the work, on serving the people, on problem solving and is tuning out the hateful distractions. | Biden is rolling back the culture war. The country should thank him. https://t.co/cKCG72Vkoh
New @ABC/@Ipsos poll: "On the cusp of scoring his first major legislative achievement, more than two-thirds of Americans (68%) approve of Biden's approach to the pandemic -- a consistent result since he took office in January." https://t.co/ZJtBZBp5GB