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McConnell takes Pelosi and Schumer to the woodshed over COVID funding

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Apparently he finally found his voice on COVID relieve funding


“Senate Republicans have been trying for months to deliver more bipartisan relief to the American people. In July, we proposed another sweeping package totaling more than $1 trillion. Speaker Pelosi and Leader Schumer said no. In August, we proposed narrowing discussions to the most urgent and bipartisan subjects. They blocked that too," McConnell said. "Speaker Pelosi and Leader Schumer said a targeted deal on jobless benefits and the Paycheck Protection Program would be ‘piecemeal,’ but then Speaker Pelosi came rushing back to pass the most piecemeal bill imaginable: Postal Service legislation that completely ignored the health, economic, and education crises facing families."

“Everything Speaker Pelosi and Leader Schumer have done suggests one simple motivation: They do not want American families to see any more bipartisan aid before the polls close on President Trump’s re-election. They have taken Americans’ health, jobs, and schools hostage for perceived partisan gain," he continued. “Today, the Senate Republican majority is introducing a new targeted proposal, focused on some of the very most urgent healthcare, education, and economic issues. It does not contain every idea our party likes. I am confident Democrats will feel the same. Yet Republicans believe the many serious differences between our two parties should not stand in the way of agreeing where we can agree and making law that helps our nation. I will be moving immediately today to set up a floor vote as soon as this week."
 

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Yeah, you can tell by the headline of your article how unbiased of a source is that you're using:

McConnell Calls Out Pelosi, Schumer on Why They're Really Blocking Wuhan Coronavirus Relief

Also, when's McConnell going to take trump to the woodshed for his abysmal handling of the pandemic? When's McConnell going to take himself to the woodshed for abdicating his constitutional responsibilities during the trump impeachment trial?

Sounds like there's more woodshed to be had for McConnell and the rest of the trumpublicans than for anyone else!
 

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This thread right here is a good illustration why an individual of Congress generally enjoys high reelection rates while Congress overall generally sees terrible approval rates.
 

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Yeah, you can tell by the headline of your article how unbiased of a source is that you're using:



Also, when's McConnell going to take trump to the woodshed for his abysmal handling of the pandemic? When's McConnell going to take himself to the woodshed for abdicating his constitutional responsibilities during the trump impeachment trial?

Sounds like there's more woodshed to be had for McConnell and the rest of the trumpublicans than for anyone else!
"Relieve". Obviously someone who pays attention to detail.

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The Senate needs new leadership than can get the job done for the American people.
 

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The mega millionaire Pelosi wants to hurt and kill as many Americans as possible - and always has.
 

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The mega millionaire Pelosi wants to hurt and kill as many Americans as possible - and always has.

That has to be some REALLY GOOD stuff you are doing
maybe you should cut back on all those drugs
Have a nice day
 

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The Democrat majority US House passed their second stimulus bill months ago.

McConnell recessed the Senate in mid August and is only returning now. And still with no second stimulus agreement with the US House.

McConnell/Mnuchin/Meadows all abdicated their responsibilities as Americans suffered.

He probably has lost that bill in the pile of hundreds of other bills the House has passed that are sitting on his desk
Maybe IF HE started doing his job and not be the " Grim Reaper " of house bills like he calls himself, things might happen in Congress
as it is now HE doesn't care about the people of the US IF he did he would be doing his job
Have a nice afternoon
 

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From what I've read, Moscow McTurtle is trying to force through a bill to prevent people from suing irresponsible businesses for negligent COVID spread. Just the usual Republican scumbaggery.
 

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Yeah, you can tell by the headline of your article how unbiased of a source is that you're using:



Also, when's McConnell going to take trump to the woodshed for his abysmal handling of the pandemic? When's McConnell going to take himself to the woodshed for abdicating his constitutional responsibilities during the trump impeachment trial?

Sounds like there's more woodshed to be had for McConnell and the rest of the trumpublicans than for anyone else!
Yeah, my source actually refers to the location where the virus originated. What terrible bias. And your pitiful "whataboutTrump" really solidifies your case. :roll:
 

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The Democrat majority US House passed their second stimulus bill months ago.

McConnell recessed the Senate in mid August and is only returning now. And still with no second stimulus agreement with the US House.

McConnell/Mnuchin/Meadows all abdicated their responsibilities as Americans suffered.
You mean they passed their loony left grab bag comprising billions of spending unrelated to helping people. You also forget McConnell worked Dems to come up with a bill months ago and Pelosi refused to consider it.
 

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Great, he said some words. Is there any idea what's in the proposal or whether he can get it passed through the Senate? So far he's been unable to do that.
He says he's going to bring it to the floor this week. Schumer ain't gonna let it pass. Count on it. Politics over people - the Democratic Party official motto.
e
 

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Too bad he didn’t take them to an office to negotiate a package for Americans.
He's been trying that for the last five months - doesn't work with Dems; they only care about the elections.
 

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He's been trying that for the last five months - doesn't work with Dems; they only care about the elections.

The Dems passed a bill several months ago that he refused to vote on. GOP has admitted they don’t even have the votes for their *own current 1t proposal*.

If McConnell were serious he would have entered negotiations with Schumer and Pelosi. He was not because Trump obviously thought his EO’s would “save the day” and generate votes.

Whoops.
 

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He's been trying that for the last five months - doesn't work with Dems; they only care about the elections.

BS he didn't even have a Bill passed by the Senate when the Dems presented theirs several months ago, he cannot even get his entire batch of Repubs in the Senate to agree to his proposal. So far the Dems were willing to cut their bill by 1 Trillion dollars, how much have the Repubs been willing to raise their to meet someplace in the middle. Personally I believe the Repubs are stalling as much as they can so that they can claim right before and election that they did it for the American People along with trump claiming it to be his work. It wont work.
 

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I don't even like McConnell, and I know that politicians aren't always honest. But everything they said there is 100% accurate! Pelosi and Schumer WANT the American people to suffer, directly as a result of their insistence on inconsistent and Draconian lockdowns, and because they intentionally block relief bills. They KNOW the media WON'T hold them responsible for ANY of it, so why the hell wouldn't they screw us all over, if they think they can win elections because of it!?

They are behaving similarly to mobsters who sell "protection" to local store owners. If you don't pay them(or vote for them), they destroy your business! But yeah, let's ALL keep blindly believing what the democrats and the "news" media tell us!
 

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He says he's going to bring it to the floor this week. Schumer ain't gonna let it pass. Count on it. Politics over people - the Democratic Party official motto.
e

Hey, at least the democrats and their allies in the media aren't encouraging millions of people to take to the streets, shoulder to shoulder, to "protest" and riot, in the middle of a freaking pandemic, over grossly exaggerated and fabricated claims of "systemic police murder of innocent black folks", so as to raise money for their own political campaigns, despite the fact that almost all of their complaints occur in DEMOCRAT-RUN CITIES!

Oh wait, they ARE doing ^those things!
 

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He says he's going to bring it to the floor this week. Schumer ain't gonna let it pass. Count on it. Politics over people - the Democratic Party official motto.
e

McConnell has claimed that for months. I’ll believe it when I see it.
 

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BS he didn't even have a Bill passed by the Senate when the Dems presented theirs several months ago, he cannot even get his entire batch of Repubs in the Senate to agree to his proposal. So far the Dems were willing to cut their bill by 1 Trillion dollars, how much have the Repubs been willing to raise their to meet someplace in the middle. Personally I believe the Repubs are stalling as much as they can so that they can claim right before and election that they did it for the American People along with trump claiming it to be his work. It wont work.

You do realize that Pelosi has temporarily blocked every covid related bill thus far, which even the "news" media have reluctantly(but quietly) reported!?
 

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You do realize that Pelosi has temporarily blocked every covid related bill thus far, which even the "news" media have reluctantly(but quietly) reported!?

McConnel has been sitting on a relief bill passed by the House for almost 4 months.
 

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The mega millionaire Pelosi wants to hurt and kill as many Americans as possible - and always has.

i'll never understand how folks can write mindless meaningless posts all day long

of course i don't have the iq of a flee
 
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