Democrats clear path for approval of Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID package President Joe Biden and his Democratic allies in Congress forged ahead with their $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package on Friday as lawmakers approved a budget outline that will allow them to muscle Biden's plan through in the coming weeks without Republ Biden leaves Republicans behind to fast track $1.9tn billThe White House brushes off an ex-Biden adviser's warning the package could destabilise the economy. Biden Seizes on Weak Job Gains to Call for Quick Stimulus ActionThe president said the economy was “in trouble” and warned Republicans he would move ahead with a $1.9 trillion aid package with or without their support. Biden signals he'll move forward on COVID-19 relief without GOPPresident Biden on Friday sent his strongest signal yet that he would move forward with his coronavirus relief proposal without Republican support, making the case for the need for his $1.9 trillion package by citing the January jobs report showin Biden seeks to go big, fast, and without Republicans on COVID relief - The Boston GlobePresident Biden laid out his case Friday for moving fast and without Republicans, if necessary, to pass $1.9 trillion in coronavirus relief, armed with new signs of economic strain brought on by the continuing pandemic. U.S. Senate Democrats prepare to push through Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 packageDemocrats in the U.S. Senate were poised on Thursday to take a first step toward President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief proposal, in a marathon "vote-a-rama" session aimed at overriding Republican opposition to the package. US Democrats push forward on COVID relief with budget voteVice President Kamala Harris casts first tie-breaker vote to pass measure, moving forward without Republican support. Politics live updates: Democratic-led Senate clears way to pass COVID relief without GOP supportThe Senate Friday set the stage for the passage – possibly by the end of this month – of a $1.9 trillion COVID stimulus package that Biden is pushing.