One of the most mild-mannered members of Congress just went off on his colleagues over the new Coronavirus relief bill
House Democrats approved a $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill on Friday and all but one Republican opposed the bill. Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell said it would not vote on the bill calling it "a far-left transformation."
The bill would give $500 billion in aid to states, $375 billion to local governments and another round of direct taxpayer cash payments of up to $1200 per adult and $1200 for each dependent up to three.
The GOP's willingness to plunge the country into historic debt to give the rich a massive tax break in 2017, then denying working people direct cash payments in a time of crisis, struck Democratic Representative Tim Ryan of Ohio as hypocritical.
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