Joe Biden has revealed details of his plan to try and immediately help Americans suffering from hunger and poverty, saying “this is not who we are”.
One of the orders signed on Friday in the State Dining Room of the White House, will expand food assistance and the delivery of stimulus cheques to the poorest Americans. A second will boost the minimum wage for federally-contracted workers to $15-an-hour. It currently stands at just $10.95 per hour.
“We cannot, will not let people go hungry. We cannot let people be evicted because of nothing they did themselves,” the president said.
Read more here: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/biden-economic-relief-plan-speech-today-rescue-b1791499.html
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