CBS News: 83 Percent of Americans Support More COVID-19 Relief From Congress
Five days after House Republicans voted in lockstep to block COVID-19 relief aid backed by economists from both sides of the aisle, CBS News released new data showing a bipartisan majority of 83 percent of Americans support passing new COVID-19 relief.
This week, a survey from the Federal Reserve found that 9 million small business owners fear their businesses won’t survive the pandemic without more government relief – relief House Republicans are fighting to block.
The new CBS News survey shows that despite Minority Leader McCarthy’s hope that millions of Americans will remain unemployed, a bipartisan majority of Americans want Congress to pass critical COVID-19 relief.
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February 10, 2021
By: Fred Backus, Jennifer De Pinto, Anthony Salvanto
A very large and bipartisan majority of Americans would support congressional passage of a new stimulus bill to help those impacted by the pandemic, and many would prefer that it receive bipartisan support in Congress, too. Meanwhile, a majority give President Joe Biden good marks for his handling of the coronavirus outbreak, and for his job as president overall in the opening weeks of his administration.
Large majorities of Democrats, Republicans, and independents, as well as Americans of all income levels would approve of a COVID relief package.
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