The impeached two-time widespread vote loser took sufficient of a break from plotting his coup to comprehend that the Congress will ship him a stingy coronavirus aid package deal. He released a video on Twitter calling on Congress to redo the invoice and enhance the “ridiculously low” $600 stimulus checks to $2,000 per individual. He additionally assailed the “wasteful” spending within the invoice, apparently conflating the COVID-19 aid invoice with the seven-day persevering with decision for presidency funding Congress handed whereas it finalizes work on the omnibus spending invoice for fiscal 12 months 2021.
Democrats fast took him up on his provide.
There will probably be that vote, Home Majority Chief Steny Hoyer tweeted, confirming reviews that “Now that the President has agreed to direct funds of $2000, we are going to ask for unanimous consent to cross a invoice this week to offer People this help.” Senate Democratic Chief Chuck Schumer chimed in, urging Trump to go forward and signal this invoice then make Republicans work with him and Pelosi to cross extra aid.