Wall Street Journal Opinion | 10/7/20
Mrs. Pelosi’s biggest demand was more than $400 billion for states, cities and tribal lands. This is a bailout for Illinois, New York, California and other Democratic states that refuse to adjust their budgets to post-Covid realities. It’s an income redistribution play from Florida and Texas taxpayers to blue-state public-union pensions. She also insisted on at least $500 a week in enhanced jobless benefits, which means millions of Americans would earn more by not returning to work.
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