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Biden ‘Open to Negotiate’ on Stimulus, Seeks GOP Backing (1)

Jan. 25, 2021, 10:03 PM

President Joe Biden said he’s open to reshaping his $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief proposal as the administration seeks a bipartisan deal, though didn’t rule out pursuing a Democrat-only route for passage.

“I’m open to negotiate,” Biden said at a news conference on Monday. Still, he said “time is of the essence and I must tell you I’m reluctant to cherry pick and take out one or two items here.”

WATCH: President Joe Biden says he sees a growing consensus about the need to pass an economic stimulus package in a timely manner.
(Source: Bloomberg)

The process is just beginning, he said a day after White House officials held a call on the stimulus proposal with 16 senators from each side of the aisle, along...

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