Bernie Sanders SLAMS B***S*** Republican Proposal…

Date: February 09, 2021

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“Bernie Sanders blasts Republican’s bs stimulus proposal.

WASHINGTON—Senate Republicans released new details of their roughly $618 billion coronavirus-relief proposal Monday, including a round of $1,000 direct checks per adult, ahead of a meeting later in the day with President Biden.

The GOP proposal, roughly one-third the size of Mr. Biden’s $1.9 trillion plan, would provide $300 a week in enhanced federal unemployment benefits through June, include $20 billion each for child care and schools, $50 billion for small-business relief and $160 billion for vaccines, testing and protective equipment, according to a summary of the proposal’s spending released Monday morning.

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https://www.wsj.com/articles/republicans-propose-618-billion-covid-relief-plan-11612188851

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Ex-Trump Supporters Vote To Impeach Him…

Date: February 09, 2021

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“Trump supporters now are sort of believing reality.

A slim majority of Americans think the Senate should convict former President Trump in his upcoming impeachment trial and bar him from being able to hold federal office in the future, a new ABC News/Ipsos poll has found.

The new poll, which was conducted Friday and Saturday and has a nationally representative probability sample of 508 respondents, found that 56 percent of Americans backed the both actions.

That support was starkly partisan, however. More than 9 in 10 Democrats backed both conviction and a ban on holding public office in the future, while 8 in 10 Republicans opposed both.

Citation:
https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/537732-most-in-new-poll-say-trump-should-be-convicted-barred-from-federal-office

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Trump Impeachment Spirals Into Infuriating Madness…

Date: February 09, 2021

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“Congress lets justice slip through the cracks, learning nothing from Trump’s first impeachment.

A slim majority of Americans think the Senate should convict former President Trump in his upcoming impeachment trial and bar him from being able to hold federal office in the future, a new ABC News/Ipsos poll has found.

The new poll, which was conducted Friday and Saturday and has a nationally representative probability sample of 508 respondents, found that 56 percent of Americans backed the both actions.

That support was starkly partisan, however. More than 9 in 10 Democrats backed both conviction and a ban on holding public office in the future, while 8 in 10 Republicans opposed both.

Citation:
https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/537732-most-in-new-poll-say-trump-should-be-convicted-barred-from-federal-office

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Bernie Drops Truth Bomb On Democrats…

Date: February 09, 2021

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“Sen. Bernie Sanders on Sunday said a “room full of lawyers” is working to make the case that raising the minimum wage to $15 squares with Senate rules that threaten its inclusion in President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion relief package.

The comments come as Biden has cast doubt on the possibility of the wage increase being in the final bill, telling CBS in an interview that aired Friday that he doesn’t think “it’s going to survive.”

Democrats are considering using a procedural shortcut known as budget reconciliation to pass the massive piece of legislation through Congress in the face of Republican opposition. While the minimum wage increase was included in Biden’s proposal, questions have swirled in recent days around whether it would be possible for lawmakers to use reconciliation to pass the package with it included. The procedural move is intended for bills concerning spending, taxes and debt.

Citation:
https://www.cnn.com/2021/02/07/politics/bernie-sanders-minimum-wage-cnntv/index.html

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Why Did Biden Delay His Stimulus Plan?…

Date: February 09, 2021

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“Rejecting as “totally inadequate” the $618 billion coronavirus relief proposal that a group of Republicans presented to President Joe Biden at the White House late Monday, Sen. Bernie Sanders said Democrats must keep the promises that delivered them unified control of government and pass an ambitious aid package on the scale of the public health and economic emergencies facing the country.

“Now is not the time to count pennies,” Sanders (I-Vt.), the incoming chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, said in an appearance on MSNBC Monday night. “The American people are hurting, and they’re hurting badly. What worries me is so many, by the millions, of our people are giving up on democracy.

Citation:
https://www.commondreams.org/news/2021/02/02/now-not-time-count-pennies-sanders-says-gop-relief-plan-wont-cut-it-urges-democrats

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Cori Bush DEMANDS Accountability from Republicans Who Incited ‘White Supremacist Attack’…

Date: February 09, 2021

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“The Missouri Democrat’s remarks were part of a series of speeches organized by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) in which members of the House provided their individual perspectives of the events of last month in an effort to inform the public and bolster the pursuit of consequences for all responsible, including former President Donald Trump.

“If we cannot stand up to white supremacy in this moment, as representatives, then why did you run for office in the first place?”
—Rep. Cori Bush

“This was one of the days when the police would ambush us from behind, from behind trees, and from behind buildings, and all of a sudden now we’re on the ground feeling brutalized,” Bush said. “And I just remember taking a second thinking, if they touch these doors, and come anywhere near my staff, and I’m just going to be real honest about it, my thought process was: we banging to the end. I’m not letting them take out my people. And you’re not taking me out. We’ve come too far.”

The Missouri Democrat went on to specifically address the Republicans whose incessant lies about the results of the 2020 presidential election—and efforts to overturn the results of that contest—helped fuel last month’s attack, pointing to her resolution calling for investigation and expulsion of seditious members of Congress.

“If we cannot stand up to white supremacy in this moment, as representatives, then why did you run for office in the first place?” Bush asked. “We can’t build a better society if members are too scared to stand up and act to reject the white supremacist attack that happened right before our eyes. How can we trust that you will address the suffering that white supremacy causes on a day to day basis in the shadows if you can’t even address the white supremacy that happens right in front of you in your house? Does your silence speak to your agreement is the question.”

“On January 3, we stood together to swear an oath to office to the Constitution,” Bush continued. “We swore to defend it against all enemies, foreign and domestic. Well, it was attacked by a domestic enemy called white supremacy and we must stand together now, today, to uphold that oath and hold every single person who helped incite it accountable.”

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