The White House says President Biden’s COVID-19 economic rescue plan, including an expanded child tax credit, would help cut child poverty in half.

WASHINGTON, DC – FEBRUARY 03: U.S. President Joe Biden meets with Democratic senators to discuss his $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan in the Oval Office at the White House on February 03, 2021 in Washington, DC. In an effort to generate bipartisan support for his plan, Biden met with Republican senators a day earlier to discuss his COVID-19 relief plan, which Democrats are working to push through Congress with or without the GOP. (Photo by Stefani Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images)