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Those on the other side of the isle, however, are working overtime to control the narrative.
While some people are suggesting that the economic fallout from the reaction to the Coronavirus outbreak could rival the Great Depression, the Democrats in the Senate are sitting on their hands.
On Sunday the Dems in the Senate voted against the 3rd phase of an economic stimulus bill aimed at helping the American people survive the monetary fall out of the essential lockdown of the economy by local authorities.
While 60 votes were needed for the passage of the bill, each and every Democrat voted against the bill, along with the Independents who caucus with the Democrats
Because of the way the rules in the Senate work, Mitch McConnell flipped his vote to ‘no’, which resulted in a 47-47 tie, allowing another vote on the bill later on.
47-47: Senate fails to advance Phase 3 COVID-19 economic stimulus bill process. 60 votes were needed. All Democrats voted No. McConnell switched his vote to No allowing for 2nd vote. 5Rs Gardner-CO, Lee-UT, Paul-KY, Romney-UT & Scott-FL are in self-quarantine & missed the vote. pic.twitter.com/NRVzlwTyAt
— Craig Caplan (@CraigCaplan) March 22, 2020
The Gateway Pundit reported:
‘House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was playing politics on Sunday and said she’s working on her own pork-filled emergency relief Coronavirus package.
McConnell was furious after the Senate Dems blocked the emergency stimulus bill and went off on them from the Senate floor.
“I changed my vote which gives me the opportunity to move to reconsider at a later time. That’s all I can do in the face of obstruction. I can understand obstruction when you’re trying to achieve something. This obstruction achieves nothing,” McConnell said.
McConnell blasted Pelosi. “She’s the Speaker of the House, not the Speaker of the Senate. We don’t have one. We were doing just fine until that intervention.”
McConnell continued, “We’ll have this cloture vote again at some point of my choosing and hopefully some adults will show up on the other side of the room and understand the gravity of the situation.’
The American people expect us to act. If we fail, it will be because Senate Democrats are continuing to dither while the country expects bold, bipartisan action. pic.twitter.com/23pFHoDtCl
— Leader McConnell (@senatemajldr) March 23, 2020
President Trump and his team laid into the Democrats on Sunday.
Remember this. Senate Democrats voted NO on Phase 3 of the #coronavirus aid package. This is the bill that would deliver checks to American workers affected by #COVID19. Why are they playing politics with this? We don't have the time to go back to the drawing board. https://t.co/nsVKFOMDUM
— Ken Farnaso (@KLF) March 22, 2020
Remember this. Senate Democrats voted NO on Phase 3 of the #coronavirus aid package. This is the bill that would deliver checks to American workers affected by #COVID19. Why are they playing politics with this? We don’t have the time to go back to the drawing board.
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