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Over $300 Billion In Democrats' COVID Relief Bill Has Nothing to Do With Pandemic (Details)

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What’s $300 billion between Democrats, especially when it’s our money? To them, it is literally nothing. That kind of scratch, in liberal eyes, is merely pennies when it comes to improving their “social justice” programs.

Check this out, from Breitbart:

The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget wrote in an analysis Monday that the Democrats’ coronavirus bill contains at least $312 billion in policies unrelated to the coronavirus.


“Among the unrelated provisions are a pension bailout; expansions of the Child Tax Credit (CTC), the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), and the child care tax credit; an increase in the minimum wage to $15 an hour; and Affordable Care Act (ACA) expansions,” the Committee wrote.

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The nonprofit wrote that since these policies are unrelated to addressing the coronavirus pandemic, they “should be subject to normal pay-as-you-go [PAYGO] rules, which means each policy should either be fully offset with new revenue or spending reductions to cover its cost.”

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John Salvatore has been a Writer and Editor of multiple political blogs since early 2015. He earned his Master’s degree in Public Administration upon completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science. A diehard Los Angeles Dodgers fan, John can be reached at [email protected]