Mother Who Received Child Tax Credit Payment: 'That's My Grocery Budget'

“We can start to make plans.” Vanessa Pierre, a mother who received the Child Tax Credit payment for her children, tells Lawrence O’Donnell she was able to “exhale” because now she can start saving for a home. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, a longtime advocate of the Child Tax Credit, says this is a “lifeline to the middle class” and a historic investment to reduce child poverty. 
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