Biden rolls into Global COVID-19 Summit without new money from Congress

Biden rolls into Global COVID-19 Summit without new money from Congress


President Joe Biden heads into Thursday’s second Global COVID-19 Summit in an awkward position: pushing for more funding to fight the virus globally while struggling to get the money at home.

The event preview touts the need for new investments in order to provide tests, treatments, and vaccines across the world and to prepare for the next pandemic. Yet Biden for weeks has been unable to push a new round of domestic funding through Congress.

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“Without timely COVID funding, more Americans will die needlessly,” Biden said Monday. “We will lose our place in line for America to order new COVID treatments and vaccines in the

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