Leading Democrat Pelosi endorses Joe Biden for USA president

Leading Democrat Pelosi endorses Joe Biden for USA president

Leading Democrat Pelosi endorses Joe Biden for USA president

In her video statement Monday, she made a plea for party unity, saying "With so much at stake, we need the enthusiasm, invigoration and participation of all Americans - up and down the ballot, and across the country". "He knows how to get the job done".

While millions of Americans are receiving $1,200 from stimulus programs, several Democrats have argued this is not enough, and have weighed in with guaranteed income proposals. Pelosi assured that Biden has a plan to "help move America forward".

The committee is meant to ensure the $2.2 trillion dollars allocated in the third coronavirus package to aid businesses and governments impacted by COVID-19 aren't misused.

The 12-member committee will be led by Clyburn and will include seven Democratic lawmakers and five Republican lawmakers.

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., expressed similar frustrations during an interview Tuesday on the "The Ingraham Angle".

Many Democrats, particularly freshmen facing challenging reelection bids, had raised concerns that Congress was seen as too slow to respond to the coronavirus crisis, even as lawmakers approved four massive packages, amounting to almost $3 trillion, in less than two months.

He said it is wrong for the Democrats to keep the House of Representatives out of session for the near future.

Meanwhile, even as Democratic leaders took steps to allow more remote participation, they also announced Monday that the House would return in regular session on Monday, May 4.

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