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Biden Stimulus Gets Skeptical Response From GOP Moderates

  • Romney, Murkowski flag that a major package was just approved
  • Schumer could try to bypass GOP for parts of Biden plan
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President Joe Biden’s proposed $1.9 trillion pandemic relief plan got a skeptical response from two Senate Republicans whose backing he would likely need for quick congressional passage.

Senators Mitt Romney of Utah and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska -- both members of the bipartisan group of senators who helped propel talks on last month’s $900 billion stimulus legislation -- indicated Wednesday it was too soon since that bill was enacted to look at a fresh dose of spending.