Biden is splitting with Obama on the economy and the proof is in their stimulus plans

Business Insider
Mar 30 · 8 min read

“This is just incredibly different,” said Obama DOL veteran Heidi Shierholz. “If my 2010 self could see just how different we’re handling this.”

Former President Barack Obama and Joe Biden greet each other with a socially distant “air” elbow bump on October 31, 2020.
Former President Barack Obama and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden greet each other with a socially distant “air” elbow bump on October 31, 2020 in Flint, Michigan. Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

By Ben Winck and Juliana Kaplan

President Barack Obama and President Joe Biden faced similar circumstances in their first months in office. Both…