• Pelosi Repeatedly Refuses To Answer CNN About Why She Rejected Bigger Stimulus Bill Before Election

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    Democrat House Speaker Nancy Pelosi repeatedly refused to answer a
    question from a CNN reporter on Sunday about why she decided to accept
    a smaller stimulus package now, which she claimed was not nearly
    enough, after she refused to accept a much larger deal from the Trump administration prior to the election.

    “Pelosi wouldn’t answer my question about why the $900 billion deal is
    more acceptable to her than the $1.8 trillion offer Mnuchin made to her
    this fall,” CNN’s Manu Raju said. “Pelosi wouldn’t call on me at the
    press conference, which is becoming a pattern, even though just five
    reporters were there. She left the press conference as I asked her the question. And she ignored my question in the hallway as well.”

    “Asked again in the hallways why this proposal is more acceptable than
    the Mnuchin plan, Pelosi didn’t respond. But Schumer, who was walking
    with her in the hallway, said: ‘Ask Mitch McConnell,'” Raju continued.
    “It’s true that McConnell and Senate Republicans objected to Mnuchin’s
    $1.8 trillion plan, but so did Pelosi, who said in October: ‘This
    proposal amounted to one step forward, two steps back.'”

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced on Sunday that he had
    secured a deal with other congressional leaders that will provide
    desperately needed funds to struggling Americans, although many on both
    sides said that it was not nearly enough. McConnell also slammed
    Democrats for stalling on getting a deal done, saying that Republicans
    had wanted to do this months ago, but that Democrats, by their own
    admission, had stalled because they didn’t want to make a deal before
    the election.

    “There is no doubt this new agreement contains input from our
    Democratic colleagues. It is bipartisan. But these matters could have
    been settled long ago,” McConnell said. “So why did it take all this
    time? We know why. We have heard Democrats say openly that they were
    not willing to deal all summer and fall, but are willing now, because
    they now have a President-elect of their own political party. That’s
    not my accusation … that’s their admission.”

    “So, look, I’m glad we’ve gotten this done. My Democratic colleagues
    and I have had good discussions this past week. Both parties have a lot
    to be proud of,” he concluded on the matter. “But I really regret that
    some on the Democratic side decided that partisan presidential politics
    were more important than getting urgent and noncontroversial relief out
    the door much, much sooner — to families who have needed this help
    badly. The progress of this past week could have happened in July, or
    in August, or in September, or in October. Senate Republicans were
    advocating for a package just like this one, all along, in real time. I
    just wish our partners on the other side had put political calculations
    aside and worked with us to make this happen a long time ago.”

    Matt Whitlock

    Pelosi said “nothing was better than something” and has openly
    admitted her delay was about impacting the Presidential
    election.

    There is one person responsible for this delay, and she’s
    proud of it.

    Shocking to see reporters try to give her cover.

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