Washington Post: Pelosi did her job. It’s Trump and McConnell holding up pandemic aid.
The coronavirus is surging, the recovery is flagging, and the economy desperately needs more stimulus. Put the blame squarely on President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for the fact that help hasn’t arrived.
It makes no sense to blame House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Two weeks ago, the House passed a $2.2 trillion package that would include $1,200 stimulus checks, $600 per week in enhanced unemployment benefits, more than $400 billion in aid for pandemic-devastated state and local governments, and nearly $300 billion for education and child care. Pelosi (D-Calif.) has done her job.
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