“Now is not the time to think small or respond with superficial, bureaucratic proposals.”
"Hanging their political lives on a jobs report with errors is a hell of a position to take."
Sims notes that the Republicans did not let the Democrats know that they had been exposed to the virus, arguing that such a revelation would hurt their argument to reopen the state.
"Obviously this is a way to push in cuts to Social Security and Medicare without leaving fingerprints, or not many fingerprints."
McConnell is focused on one thing—capitalizing on the crisis at the expense of working Americans.
“It would be an outrage to prevent working-class Americans to receive the emergency unemployment assistance included in this legislation.”
“Senate Republicans are using the coronavirus crisis as a cynical cover to attack our Social Security system.”
With the inevitability of Greek tragedy, Trump’s fate is not for me a mystery: he will go down, and hard, and the only question that remains: will the hijacked Republican follow suit?