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March 23, 2020

Senate Democrats Are Crashing the US Economy For... Favors for Unions and Environmentalist Boondoggles

As an unwise man once said: Never let a crisis go to waste.

On the Senate floor shortly after noon on Monday, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell lit into Democrats, specifically alleging they were trying to extract concessions from airlines over their "carbon footprint," with the economy hanging in the balance.

"They ought to be embarrassed," he said. "This is no time for this nonsense."

...

Democrats overnight blocked the massive economic rescue package, teeing up new negotiations Monday morning. But issues having nothing to do with coronavirus have become impediments to the relief package, according to a senior Republican aide.

"As Leader Schumer continues to hold up the desperately-needed relief package, the last-minute list of demands from Pelosi’s and Schumer's ideological wish list are coming into focus," the aide said.

Update: Senate Democrats demanding "Corporate Board Diversity" as price for saving US economy from complete collapse.


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