$2,000 CHECKS_ President Trump DEMANDS MORE MONEY LESS PORK from COVID bill
Written by Peter Boykin on December 23, 2020
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders all favored the president’s proposal for $2,000 direct payments over the $600 that Congress has suggested in its $900 billion plan.
Trump made his pitch in a video posted on Twitter, in which he slammed the Covid bill as a “disgrace,” and assailed many individual line items in the 5,000-page plan … See More approved by Congress – calling on lawmakers to amend the package, which would require the president’s signature to become law.
“It’s called the Covid relief bill but it has almost nothing to do with Covid,” the president noted.
Trump then listed numerous allocations to foreign countries, $40 million for the Kennedy Center in Washington and additional millions for research projects – as well as other non-Covid-related objectives.
It is Time to #GoRight and Pass a Bill FOR AMERICA not everyone else!!