Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has reluctantly concluded that he needs to support another economic stimulus in order to keep his party’s hopes alive in the November election. But he’s introduced a bill that does far too little for the working class, and has far too many corrupt gifts to corporations and the wealthy.
As usual, McConnell is pretending to be the one taking the high road, while dishonestly accusing the Democrats of not caring about America. But Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi is having none of it. She fired back at McConnell, reminding him that the House passed a far more comprehensive stimulus bill called the HEROES Act awhile ago:
I would hope that over 10 weeks of failing to act, Leader McConnell would at least get his facts straight:
— Nancy Pelosi (@SpeakerPelosi) July 29, 2020
Bill Palmer is the publisher of the political news outlet Palmer Report