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Trump pointers veto of COVID-19 aid bill asserting he desires more direct money, Pelosi takes him up on it

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 04: U.S. President Donald Trump talks to journalists on the South Lawn of the White House before boarding Marine One and traveling to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center October 04, 2019 in Washington, DC. According to the White House, Trump will be visiting injured military service members. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

The impeached two-time frequent vote loser took sufficient of a wreck from plotting his coup to understand that the Congress will ship him a stingy coronavirus aid kit. He launched a video on Twitter calling on Congress to redo the bill and boost the “ridiculously low” $600 stimulus checks to $2,000 per adult. He also assailed the “wasteful” spending within the bill, apparently conflating the COVID-19 relief invoice with the seven-day continuing resolution for executive funding Congress passed while it finalizes work on the omnibus spending invoice for fiscal year 2021. 

Democrats immediate took him up on his offer.


There will be that vote, condo Majority leader Steny Hoyer tweeted, confirming stories that “Now that the President has agreed to direct funds of $2000, we can ask for unanimous consent to circulate a invoice this week to provide americans this information.” Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer chimed in, urging Trump to move ahead and sign this invoice then make Republicans work with him and Pelosi to move extra reduction.