WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) joined Fox News today at the White House ahead of his meeting with President Biden to discuss the $618 billion Republican COVID-19 federal relief proposal.
“I’m going to do everything I can to encourage the President to do something that is much more targeted and much less expensive than the $1.9 trillion package that the White House has proposed,” said Sen. Moran. “I’m a pretty darn conservative Republican and to spend this amount of money, I want to make sure it is going towards the relief of Americans who are suffering as a consequence of COVID-19 and there are lots of things in this bill (Biden’s proposal) that is beyond that scope.”
“My view is: Mr. President, let’s focus on vaccines – I think it’s the most important thing,” continued Sen. Moran. “More shots in more arms is the best thing that can happen for our country’s wellbeing, both from a health perspective and from an economic point of view. But I also want to make sure we get kids back in the classroom, that small businesses get some assistance and Americans who need the most help get help from this package… …I am certainly willing to work with the President to get a more conservative, targeted response to COVID-19, and get it done quickly to benefit Americans.”
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