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tv   President Biden Receives Weekly Economic Briefing  CSPAN  April 10, 2021 6:25am-6:31am EDT

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magazine segment. watch c-span's washington journal live at 7:00 eastern this morning and join the discussion with your phone calls, facebook comments this week. >> president bind received an economic briefing from his team. he began with comments on the passing of prince philipp and his service to the united kingdom. >> and i and the entire administration sent condolences for the loss of he was a heckuva guy. his lifetime of service in the united kingdom, visible to everybody for a long, long time. his bravery serving in world war ii as well as championship of
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the environment. express condolences for extraordinary life -- [inaudible] [inaudible] today -- [inaudible] an economic briefing here, i sent to congress priorities for the appropriation process including two key public health initiatives. first, the defense department designed to develop to protect us and enhance our physical safety $.5 billion appropriations for what we
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call -- focus on health issues. treat and prevent diseases like alzheimer's and diabetes, gives us a chance to focus exclusively on those. second, an increase of 50% of $4 billion in the opioid crisis which still averages the country, is taking so many lives the past two years. resources, treatment and prevention. also the largest increase for title i schools, was for disadvantage schools to lift up the millions of children and low income families and put them in a position -- [inaudible] data shows a child from a
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household name a position, not daycare but school at three and four years old, overwhelming evidence only high school so it doubles funding for services resources and the platform we've been working this for a long time and significant number of women who have been raped and the person has not been found or convicted or sitting in jail, the average rapist rapes about six times so we want to make sure we go through the backlog and find out to bring servitude for the women saying no, it is true, that is the man, he did it, it changes the whole
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perspective of the hearings we've heard it also major investments in fighting climate change. our personal millions of americans, spoken to mayors and governors and local officials of both parties so i look forward to working with congress on these priorities, i think we're going to be able to get an opening and have bipartisan support across the board, every spoken to some of my republican colleagues with the legislation and other budget items. we are going to work on bipartisan support across the board here and that's what we are about to do. economic priorities, thank you all. [inaudible]
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>> monday house republican conference chair liz cheaney discusses the future of the republican party. watch live monday beginning at 5:30 p.m. eastern on c-span. online at or listen live with the free c-span radio app. >> congress returns from their holiday recess next week. the senate returns monday at 3:00 p.m. eastern to continue work on the nomination of polly trotenberg to be deputy transportation secretary, the number two post. and senators begin working on more temperature nations including wendy summerman and jerry gentsler. the house is back tuesday for legislative business. this week members are expected
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to work on equal pay for women legislation as well as a bill to prevent workplace violence against healthcare and social services workers. president biden's infrastructure and jobs package is not expected on the floor until later in the spring or early summer. watch live coverage of the house on c-span. the senate on c-span 2 and follow our congressional coverage any time at or listen on the free c-span radio app. congressman matt


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