President Donald Trump approved $1,200 in federal financial aid for every American, but House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), is blocking it in pursuit of her own political goals.
For checks to be distributed, Democrats are only required to send the president an independent bill with that sole objective, but for Pelosi that is not enough, as attorney and political commentator Madison Gesiotto explains, according to Townhall of Oct. 16.
As Gesiotto sees it, the reason that economic relief has not reached the citizens has nothing to do with the CCP Virus pandemic, but with Pelosi’s manipulation.
“When it comes to these stimulus checks, however, it’s very, very simple: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is holding them hostage,” Gesiotto believes.
Pelosi also wants hundreds of billions of dollars to cover the deficits that Democratic governors have accumulated in the states they are in charge of, making the aid unacceptable.
This political position of Pelosi seems to be designed to make her the apparent winner whether her proposal is approved or not, because given the unfeasibility of the situation, the blame could be put on President Trump.
President Trump explained that covering the budget deficits of the Democratic governors is not related to the affectations caused by the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) Virus, and that he should look to the future.
“Nancy Pelosi is asking for $2.4 Trillion Dollars to bailout poorly run and high crime Democratic States, money that is in no way related to the COVID-19. We made a very generous offer of $1.6 Trillion Dollars and, as usual, she is not negotiating in good faith,” Trump tweeted.
Nancy Pelosi is asking for $2.4 Trillion Dollars to bailout poorly run, high crime, Democrat States, money that is in no way related to COVID-19. We made a very generous offer of $1.6 Trillion Dollars and, as usual, she is not negotiating in good faith. I am rejecting their…
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 6, 2020
“The Democrats’ bill includes millions of dollars to get juvenile offenders out of custody, money to expand banking options for marijuana businesses, and millions more to establish local databases to track ‘hate crimes,'” Gesiotto expanded in his Townhall article.
While the U.S. economy has shown a strong and rapid recovery, which has been sustained in recent months, the relief of $1,200 would be a good contribution to citizens.
In addition to having the approval of both parties and the recommendation of the Federal Reserve chairman, President Trump is willing to make the delivery of the aid immediate, but given the restrictions imposed by Pelosi it will most likely not be sent before the Nov. 3 elections.