Critics react to Pelosi’s controversial coronavirus “cash grab”

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MARCH 24, 2020

In response to the growing coronavirus pandemic sweeping America, Republicans — led by President Donald Trump — suggested using a vast arsenal of government resources to soften the blow to the U.S. economy.

Republicans suggested sending direct cash to American workers — a so-called “Trump Check” — while also guaranteeing loans to keep paychecks going for businesses that needed to close temporarily.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. seized on the opportunity. Rushing back to Washington, D.C. on Sunday, she quickly undid a weekend’s worth of good faith negotiations between bipartisan leaders.

Critics have accused Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., of exploiting the virus pandemic to secure a “liberal Christmas in March” for special interest groups across the country.

By Tuesday afternoon, the huge $1 trillion coronavirus relief bill had ballooned to a jaw-dropping $2.5 trillion behemoth.

The Democrat-backed bill still includes a (reduced) one-time…

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