Will there be a fourth stimulus check?
- “He’s happy to hear from a range of ideas on what would be most effective and what’s most important to the economy moving forward,” she said.
- However, Psaki said Biden already proposed the plans that he thinks will stimulate the economy.
Biden’s plan for economic recovery
- “But he’s also proposed what he thinks is going to be the most effective for the short term for putting people back to work, to getting through this pivotal period of time, and also to making us more competitive in the long term,” Psaki said, according to MLive.com.
Fourth stimulus check rumors
Rumors of a fourth stimulus check have been circulating for months. Lawmakers have even pushed for it. In fact, Sens. Ron Wyden of Oregon, Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Bernie Sanders of Vermont all sent a letter to Biden that called for Americans to receive “recurring direct payments and automatic unemployment insurance extensions tied to economic conditions,” as I wrote for the Deseret News.
- “Recurring direct payments until the economy recovers will help ensure that people can meet their basic needs, provide racially equitable solutions, and shorten the length of the recession,” the letter said, according to Politico.