White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said during an interview with ABC News on Sunday that President Joe Biden does “not” support making the $130 billion for schools that is included Democrats’ stimulus bill contingent on schools having to reopen after the receive the funding.
“Obviously, President Biden first had said he wanted to see the majority of schools reopened by the end of his first 100 days, that would be April. Now the the goal is K-8 five days a week,” ABC News host Jonathan Karl said. “What, is this realistic? Are we going to see the majority of schools in this country open by April?”
“That’s our goal. That’s our objective. That’s our plan,” Psaki responded. “And, but what we need and what the President said at the time we need, is funding. That’s why he’s proposed $130 billion in the American Rescue Plan, because many schools across the country don’t have the resources to be able