Trump calls for $ 2G stimulus controls – gets backing from AOC, Pelosi, Sanders

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Trump calls for $ 2G stimulus controls for Americans, gets support from AOC, Pelosi, Sanders
As if 2020 didn’t bring enough unexpected news, consider this: President Trump’s call to Congress Tuesday night to increase coronavirus stimulus payments to Americans to $ 2,000 won rave reviews from at least three of his harshest critics – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, US Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and United States Senator Bernie Sanders.

Trump made his pitch in a video posted to Twitter denouncing the Covid law as a ‘disgrace’ and attacking many individual line items in the Congress-approved 5,000-page plan – calling on lawmakers to reject the package. change, which would require the president’s signature to become law.

Trump went on to list numerous overseas allocations, $ 40 million for the Kennedy Center in Washington, and additional millions for research projects – as well as other non-Covid-related goals.

Despite all this wasteful expenditure, and more, the $ 900 billion package of hard-working taxpayers offers only $ 600 each in aid payments and not enough money is given to small businesses – and especially restaurants whose owners have suffered so badly. . “

The president’s critics were quick to express their rare support for his position. CLICK HERE FOR MORE ABOUT OUR TOP STORY.

In other developments:
– To ease the coronavirus, Trump is demanding that Congress increase direct payments to Americans
– Tucker Carlson: Congress tells Americans who are struggling to take their $ 600 and shut up
– Foreign aid in year-end spending package for coronavirus relief is causing a stir
– Are you eligible for a second stimulus check? These are the income limits
– Tomi Lahren: Enough with the incentive checks, let’s make a living
– Texas Republican: Coronavirus bill process was an embarrassment to taxpayers

President Trump grants several high-profile pardons – who made the list?
President Trump has fully pardoned 15 people and commuted some or all of the sentences of an additional five people, the White House announced Tuesday.

The list included Duncan Hunter, a former GOP congressman from California, Chris Collins, a former GOP representative from New York and Trump campaign adviser George Papadapoulous.

The president also pardoned four Blackwater guards convicted of the murder of Iraqi civilians while working as contractors in 2007.

Trump also commuted the sentences of Crystal Munoz, who had served 12 years in prison for distributing marijuana, and Tynice Nichole Hall, who had served 14 years of her 18 years in prison for having her apartment used to drug drugs. divide. Trump had commuted her incarceration after her 14th year in prison.

The president also pardoned Weldon Angelos, who was sentenced to 55 years in prison for selling marijuana and carrying a gun while doing so, and Otis Gordon, who was convicted of possession with intent to disperse. CLICK HERE FOR MORE.

In other developments:
– Judge dismisses Michael Flynn after Trump pardons
– KT McFarland: Trump pardon Flynn ends unjust prosecution of innocent man
– McFarland pardons Flynn, but regrets FBI officials not being ‘held accountable’
– Dem leaders condemn Trump’s pardon of Michael Flynn: ‘Abuse of power’

Sen. Rand Paul’s Festivus Report claims that $ 54 billion in tax dollars was “totally wasted.”
Fans of “Seinfeld” know that the fake holiday “Festivus” is a time for voicing grievances. Well, this year Senator Rand Paul’s grievances amount to about $ 54 billion.

That’s how much tax money the Kentucky Republican claims was “totally wasted” this year in his year-end “Festivus Report,” which was revealed Tuesday.

“I have a lot of problems with federal spending,” Paul writes in his report, “and now you will hear about it!” The senator estimates that the government wastes about $ 10,000 per taxpayer per year.

Paul not only points out what he sees as a waste, but also suggests how the money could have been spent more wisely. CLICK HERE FOR MORE.

In other developments:
– Rand Paul’s speech on the Senate floor against COVID-19 bill goes viral
Rand Paul calls on Trump to pardon Edward Snowden
Rand Paul opposes Hunter Biden’s special counsel, but says the federal investigation must continue


– New York leads US in population decline, could lose seat in the house
– Warnock’s wife told the officer that her husband is “a great actor” after a domestic dispute
– Seattle Antifa member who praised the business owners hit list works as a children’s camp advisor
– AOC defends vaccine decision amid criticism from fellow lawmakers, including teammate
– The man has coronavirus-like symptoms after giving CPR to a deceased passenger
– Trump supporters to hold a virtual ‘second inauguration’ on January 20

– US signs deal with Pfizer for millions of extra vaccine doses
– Military federal workers are likely to be granted a deferment of tax deferred payments
– DHS plans to warn US companies against the use of communications equipment, services of China-affiliated companies: report
– Elon Musk says he tried unsuccessfully to sell Tesla to Apple’s Tim Cook

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other members of Congress drew Tucker Carlson’s wrath on “Tucker Carlson Tonight” Tuesday night over the recently passed spending bill awaiting President Trump’s signing. Carlson noted that the measure included a lot of money for overseas like Jordan, Lebanon, Sudan and Pakistan – and just $ 600 each for most Americans.

“The sky is the limit here (with this bill),” said Carlson, “six hundred dollars to all of you. Get crazy! On the other hand, being a Jordanian is pretty good too,” he added. This same bill – passed but not read by the US Congress – will free up $ 500 million for border security in Jordan. Congress wants to help Jordan build a 275 mile border along its border with Syria. ”

Lawmakers have allocated an additional $ 250 million for border security in Lebanon, Egypt, Oman and Tunisia, he added. “God knows those nations need it,” he said. “Borders are a nation.”

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