Emergency Economic Rescue Plan in Limbo as Democrats Block Action
Democrats voted against moving forward on a plan expected to cost $1.8 trillion or more, seeking stronger protections for workers and stricter rules for bailed-out businesses.
Senator John Cornyn
“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”?
Get this done ✅
Michael D. Kennedy
It's clear that Pelosi & Schumer are not compromising too readily right now
but what they stand for needs be made clear: is the bailout for companies to enrich themselves, or for citizens & workers to survive this crisis? THAT'S what the headline needs be.