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Biden spoke to 9 senators about relief - WH

United States President Joe Biden held discussions with eight senators from the Democratic Party and one independent on the coronavirus economic stimulus package he initiated, the White House announced.

"The group had a good discussion and was united in the goal of quickly passing a significant package that reflects the scope of the challenges our country is facing. The President looks forward to speedy passage of the Rescue Plan and is committed to continuing to stay in close contact with leaders and members on Capitol Hill in the coming days to get the bill across the finish line," the White House statement read.

Senators Tom Carper, Dick Durbin, Maggie Hassan, John Hickenlooper, Angus King, Joe Manchin, Jeanne Shaheen, Jon Tester and Mark Warner attended the virtual meeting with the US president.

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