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Pelosi faces growing Democratic unrest over Covid relief - POLITICO

Speaker Nancy Pelosi faces growing calls from within her own ranks — including from some of her most vulnerable members — to take quick action on a coronavirus relief bill even if there’s no agreement with Republicans or the White House over the issue.
But Pelosi, supported by her leadership team and most committee chairs, is refusing to back down from her demands for a bipartisan $2.2 trillion-plus stimulus package to boost the U.S. economy, which Republicans have repeatedly dismissed.
Pelosi’s stance is increasingly putting her at odds with moderate members in her caucus, some of whom are growing more vocal in their anger by the day and with less than two months before the election.


A call between the centrist New Democrat Coalition and leadership grew heated Tuesday as Pelosi and House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) defended their posture, even as several lawmakers pleaded for them to change tacks in the coming weeks.
Rep. Kathleen Rice (D-N.Y.) pressed Pelosi on why members wouldn’t stay in town waiting for a deal, to which the speaker told her to “take a poll of your colleagues," according to Democrats on the call. The call grew stormier after Pelosi dropped off and Hoyer took over.
“My conviction is to actually do my goddamn job and come up with a solution for the American people,” Rep. Abigail Spanberger (D-Va.), who sits in a GOP-leaning seat, said, according to two sources on the call. “We have to bring something to the floor.”
 
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cryptoadam

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Just pass the skinny bill and open up, how much future dead do they need to add.

This whole thing was stupid. Could of done one round of stimulus and invested it all in old people and nursing homes and halfed the deaths and not destroyed the economy.

They knew they were all going broke and saw the oppurtunity to bail themselves out and suck up tax payer money and now they want to keep the gravy train going. Thats why they will stretch out the vaccine and try and keep getting stimulus until 2024.
 

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This whole thing was stupid. Could of done one round of stimulus and invested it all in old people and nursing homes and halfed the deaths and not destroyed the economy.
That's not fair to the non-elderly and non-ill that are also suffering. Everybody needed a boost.

They should've just passed pandemic UBI. One and done. The House and Senate could've gone on vacation for MONTHS if they just did that in the beginning. No further reconvening. No further debating. Less civil unrest.
 
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cryptoadam

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That's not fair to the non-elderly and non-ill that are also suffering. Everybody needed a boost.

They should've just passed pandemic UBI. One and done. The House and Senate could've gone on vacation for MONTHS if they just did that in the beginning. No further reconvening. No further debating. Less civil unrest.
I don't think there would of needed to be month long shut downs if they did that.

All though they probably would of needed to give some to fatties though since the Corona loves fatties.
 

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lol "growing unrest" that's one way to put it

someone literally took a shit in her driveway