“This is irresponsible and unwise,” said Senator Susan Collins, Republican of Maine. “They are playing with fire.” Emergency Economic Rescue Plan in Limbo as Democrats Block Action
Easy fix: Take the $500b "slush fund" and reduce to $200B. Then take the $300B and add it to the small business recovery package. Keep workers on payroll, as suggested by ⁦
It’s notable that quarantined senators can’t vote. This is the opposite of anti-fragile. There should be an authenticated way for elected officials to call in their votes during a crisis. “Zoom for voting”?