The massive trillion-dollar economic stimulus package is created to help businesses and citizens in the United States to withstand shocks amid the COVID-19 pandemic, as the number of infections continues to soar in the country. But reports emerged Monday that Democrats are also pushing for the inclusion of measures entirely unrelated to the coronavirus response, including "unprecedented collective bargaining powers for unions", "increased fuel emissions standards for airlines", and "expansion of wind and solar tax credits". Provisions to force employers to give special new treatment to Big Labor. "But you know, I hope I'm wrong".
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The Democrats' proposal was revealed following House majority whip James Clyburn's (R., S.C.) comments on Thursday that the bill represented "a tremendous opportunity to restructure things to fit our vision". This will go down as one of the most cynical, disgusting, malevolent actions in history.
"The country is burning and your side wants to play political games", said Republican Senator John Thune, who angrily accused Democrats of "dilly-dallying around".More news: New Zealand: Can't Rule Out Community Transmission in 2 New Virus Cases
The US economic stimulus bill has not been moved forward by the Senate, having failed to get enough support in a procedural vote, which means that the negotiations are to be continued. Five Republican senators are in self-quarantine due to either a positive coronavirus test or suspected contact with an infected person.
The package will include individual checks for Americans-the exact amount of which have yet to determined, although Republicans originally proposed roughly $1,200 for single people and $2,400 for couples-forgivable loans to small businesses, money for travel industry companies hardest hit and funding for medical facilities.More news: California power company pleads guilty to manslaughter in Paradise fire