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The White House says it's up to Congress to decide on sending more stimulus checks because they're 'not free'

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki. Alex Wong/Getty Images The White House said it will be up to Congress to decide if more stimulus checks go out this year. "We'll see what members of Congress propose, but those are not free," Psaki said. Lawmakers are unlikely to approve additional payments as the economy displays signs of improvement. See more stories on Insider's business page. The White House said Tuesday it will be up to Congress to decide if more direct payments go out th...
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Americans will start receiving $1,400 stimulus checks 'as early as this weekend,' White House says

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki. Alex Wong/Getty Images Eligible Americans will start receiving the $1,400 stimulus checks "as early as this weekend." Psaki made the announcement after Biden signed the coronavirus package into law on Thursday. Payments will continue for weeks, Psaki said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Eligible Americans will start to receive the $1,400 stimulus check "as early as this weekend," White House press secretary Jen Psaki announced Thursd...
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Republicans are balking at how much state aid is in Biden's stimulus, but Democrats maintain it's necessary for a full recovery

Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) is one of the moderates who claimed state aid in the stimulus is excessive. Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Biden's stimulus includes $350 billion in state and local aid, but tax revenues are only slightly down. Democrats argue that more state aid is needed to ensure long-term economic recovery. Critics say aid should be further targeted. States surprisingly haven't lost much tax revenue — yet. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stori...
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White House press secretary says Biden backs a Congressional commission investigating the Capitol siege

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki. Alex Wong/Getty Images President Biden is in favor of a Congressional commission investigating the January 6 Capitol siege. White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said he "supports the desire to move forward with it." This comes on the heels of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi calling for a "9/11-type" commission. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said President Joe Biden supports a commission inves...
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