Biden Administration Requests $30 Billion for COVID Aid

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    The Facts

    • The Biden administration has reportedlly requested an additional $30 billion in COVID funding.

    • The figure was brought up during a call between the Dept. of Health & Human Services members and Congressional staff.

    The Spin

    Narrative A

    While the pandemic seems to be winding down, we must stay prepared for anything. Health experts warn that there may be another COVID variant just around the corner. Now is the time to invest in future treatments and vaccines before another possible surge begins.

    Narrative B

    Before approving another $30 billion towards coronavirus aid, we first need to account for the previously authorized money. There has been $6 trillion in authorized spending since the beginning of the pandemic. Existing aid should be redirected to where it's needed before commissioning any new money

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