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More than $60 billion in previously allocated emergency funding remains unspent, GOP letter says

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A group of Republican senators questioned the size of President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion stimulus plan in a letter sent on Thursday, noting that there is still emergency COVID-19 funding to be spent.

On Monday, 1o Republican senators, led by Sen. Susan Collins of Maine, met with Biden to discuss their counter-proposal to Biden’s stimulus plan. Their proposal totaled to $618 billion — a third of the cost of Biden’s — and while it included some elements of the president’s plan, like $160 billion for a direct COVID-19 response, it cut many other elements, like details ⇒

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