Skip to comments.White House Mulls Executive Orders as Pandemic Aid Bill Remains Stuck in Congress
Posted on 08/04/2020 9:07:40 AM PDT by rktman
Talks between the White House and congressional Democrats have hit several snags, and while the negotiations are continuing, Democrats are refusing to budge on a number of issues.
Democrats have rejected a White House offer to extend the special $600/week unemployment benefit by one week to give lawmakers some breathing room to negotiate a much larger aid package that would include assistance to states and local governments as well as an extension of the moratorium on evictions.
But Democrats have dug in their heels about wanting all or nothing. Republicans are refusing to walk the plank and give their political opponents a $3 trillion aid bill much of which has nothing to do with pandemic relief.
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I want to know why Repubs have waited until last minute to debate the package. Dems had package done end of May. We wait until mid July to start work on it? I haven’t found a good reason why this happened.
Where are the trump campaign ads highliting this?
Needs to be done NOW!
Parscale (or replacement), where are you?
Congress can always make such benefits retroactive to July 26th.
Because republicans are experts at shooting themselves in the foot
Same here. Lost all leverage. Now they just want to go home. What were they doing past 2 months?
DC, destroying reality with multi-trillions of fake dollars, from-thin-air.
Many thought we weren’t going to have an uptick in covid cases.
Too bad Trump couldn’t tell the unemployed if they get a job in the next two weeks they won’t have to pay any Federal taxes or SS taxes on their earnings for the rest of the year.
Honestly, I’m a bit tired of the whole executive order thing. Either pass a law or don’t pass it; but follow the process as intended.
If a President can just spend 3 Trillion dollars by an Executive Order, we are really screwed the next time there is a Democratic President.
With one signature, they will spend 50 Trillion Dollars on the Climate Change hoax. And we will not be able to do a dang thing about it.
even if they do pass some crazy bill, Trump should VETO it. Force the States to Re-Open. Enough of the free chit ok.
Villains Pelosi and Schmuck deserve NOTHING but the blame. America will get by without them.
Been trying to figure out the answer to that myself.
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