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3 May, 14 tweets, 7 min read
"No matter where I go I think I feel most at home at community colleges," says @FLOTUS at the Portsmouth campus @TCCva.
Touting free tuition for community colleges, @FLOTUS says "our country is going to rise together."
#AmericanFamiliesPlan will be "the investment we need to win the competition with other countries in the future," says @POTUS after touring @TCCva. "Twelve years is no longer enough" education to compete globally.
"There's an awful lot of need in this pandemic for mental health facilities and for counseling," says @POTUS.
#AmericanFamiliesPlan "is also going to provide access to quality, affordable childcare," adds @POTUS, saying that'll "make a gigantic difference" and noting the "cost of childcare is extraordinary."
Twelve weeks of paid, family medical leave included in proposed #AmericanFamiliesPlan, which "puts money directly in the pocket of millions of Americans," says @POTUS.
Speaking at one of the @TCCva campuses, @POTUS says the #AmericanFamiliesPlan doesn't add a penny to the deficit because corporations will "pay their fair share" of taxes.
Continuing to pitch his $1.8 trillion #AmericanFamiliesPlan, @POTUS says "for too long we've had a two-tiered tax system," explaining he wants the IRS to go after millionaires and billionaires who cheat on their taxes.
"I keep hearing in the press: Biden's gonna raise your taxes."
"We can choose to give hard-working families a break," adds @POTUS.
"Let's get this done because the truth of the matter is we can do this and grow the economy" by another one trillion dollars, according to @POTUS.
"I think there's overwhelming bipartisan support for this," concludes @POTUS.
"We're going to increase" #CoronavirusVaccine production so we "can help other nations as well," says @POTUS, answering pool reporter's question following his remarks.
"There's a debate into what constitutes herd immunity," adds @POTUS. "My plea to everyone: Get vaccinated now, please."

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