'Socialism for rich people': McConnell attacks $2,000 stimulus checks, all but ensuring bill won't pass

Source: USA Today - View Original Article
Published: Jan 01, 2021
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28% "McConnell's strategic push to combine the issues means increasing stimulus checks is highly unlikely to pass Congress, allowing Republicans to get out of a ..."
24% "Let me say that again.""
16% "Schumer bashed McConnell again Thursday, explaining this maneuver to combine all three issues is intended to kill the possibility of $2,000 checks ever becoming ..."
10% "We have a chance at the end of his painful year to give Americans a reason to have some hope in 2021, Schumer said.""
4% "The Senate is not going to split apart the three issues that President Trump linked together just because Democrats are afraid to address two ..."
-18% "McConnell has instead pushed forward a bill that combines increasing stimulus checks with repealing Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act and establishing a ..."
-32% "Senate Republicans had for months urged limiting the size of the aid payments, citing concerns about debt.""
-34% "The only thing standing in the way is the Republican Senate majority.""
-40% "The Kentucky Republican declared Wednesday that the House-passed standalone bill to increase the size of checks had no realistic path to quickly pass the ..."
-50% "The Senate is not going to be bullied into rushing out more borrowed money into the hands of Democrats' rich friends who don't need ..."

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12% : Borrowing from our grandkids to do socialism for rich people is a terrible way to get help to families who actually need it."
9% : "Socialism for rich people is a terrible way to help the American families that are actually struggling," McConnell said on the Senate floor Thursday.
64% : McConnell's strategic push to combine the issues means increasing stimulus checks is highly unlikely to pass Congress, allowing Republicans to get out of a tough vote that would have either put them at odds with direct demands from Trump or relent on long-help objections to adding to the national debt.
62% : "Let me say that again.
58% : Schumer bashed McConnell again Thursday, explaining "this maneuver to combine all three issues is intended to kill the possibility of $2,000 checks ever becoming law."
55% : "We have a chance at the end of his painful year to give Americans a reason to have some hope in 2021," Schumer said.
52% : "The Senate is not going to split apart the three issues that President Trump linked together just because Democrats are afraid to address two of them," McConnell said on the Senate floor Wednesday.
41% : McConnell has instead pushed forward a bill that combines increasing stimulus checks with repealing Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act and establishing a commission to study voter fraud, two contentious issues that make the legislation unpassable to Democrats.
34% : Senate Republicans had for months urged limiting the size of the aid payments, citing concerns about debt.
33% : "The only thing standing in the way is the Republican Senate majority."
30% : The Kentucky Republican declared Wednesday that the House-passed standalone bill to increase the size of checks had "no realistic path to quickly pass the Senate" and said the chamber would not examine these issues separately.
25% : "The Senate is not going to be bullied into rushing out more borrowed money into the hands of Democrats' rich friends who don't need the help."

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. Bias scores are on a scale of -100% to 100% with higher negative scores being more liberal and higher positive scores being more conservative, and 0% being neutral. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization.

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