Scalise: Vote no on ‘Pelosi payoff to progressives act’


Top House Republicans called on members to vote no on Joe Biden’s coronavirus relief package. On Friday, House GOP Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) vowed to meet with Republicans in the lower chamber to discuss how to combat the nearly $2 trillion package.

Scalise said the “Pelosi Payoff to Progressives Act” aims to jam a liberal agenda through Congress. Republicans in both chambers of Congress fear the bill will keep schools closed, pay Americans to not work as well as bailout floundering blue states.

“What this new pot of hundreds of billions of dollars is actually doing is going to help states that prior to the pandemic, like New York and Illinois, had fundamental fiscal problems,” Sen. Steve Daines (R-Mont.) said. “And I don’t believe Montanans should be footing the… (Read more)