Biden releases plan to reopen US economy amid coronavirus

ALEXANDRA JAFFE and WILL WEISSERT Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joe Biden on Thursday released a plan that he says can jump-start an economy in free fall from the coronavirus pandemic and said he is better positioned than President Donald Trump to safeguard businesses and their employees and create jobs without taking unnecessary health risks. Trump's Democratic challenger is promising to guarantee testing for the virus and protective equipment for people called back to work, use federal money to ensure paid leave for anyone who becomes sick and oversee thousands of new hires to help track the spread of illness. "Trump has basically had a one-point plan: open businesses," Biden said at an event in Philadelphia with business owners and Rep. Dwight Evans, D-Pa. "It does nothing
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