$1 Trillion In Your Pocket

$1 Trillion In Your Pocket

"Tomorrow will make one year since the coronavirus was declared a public health emergency by the World Health Organization," Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday, as the House passed Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion virus relief bill. Then, she ran through the numbers. "Since that day, nearly 30 million Americans have become infected [and] over half a million Americans have died," she lamented, before reminding lawmakers in the House that the death toll sums to "more lives than were lost in combat in all of Am
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3 thoughts on “$1 Trillion In Your Pocket

  1. H, you omitted the last part where McCarthy implied the relief package is inadequate, as if his party would have done more: “…this isn’t a relief bill, it’s a laundry list of left-wing priorities that pre-date the pandemic and do not meet the needs of American families.”

    GOP is free to propose a second relief package that does meet these needs. Let’s add a job guarantee while we’re at it.

  2. I’ve seen headlines to the effect of “Democrats face risk of partisan passage of relief bill.” But really–which party is clearly behaving in a partisan manner in spite of public opinion? Which party is taking on risk? I think the McConnell 2010 playbook of opposing every single action of the administration will not work out so well this time for Republicans. They will have to hope that their voter suppression efforts are completely water-tight.

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