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House Passes Biden’s American Rescue $1.9 Trillion COVID Relief Package

The House of Representatives voted to approve President Biden $1.9 Trillion COVID relief package in the early Saturday morning hours with the bill now heading to the Senate which includes the $15 an hour minimum wage hike provision, despite the Senate parliamentarian ruling that it cannot be included if Congress wants to use the budget reconciliation process to pass with 51 votes.

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Trump: COVID Relief Bill Is ‘A Disgrace’

"I'm asking Congress to amend this bill and increase the ridiculously low $600 to $2000 or $4000 per couple," Trump said.

President Trump on Tuesday evening expressed disapproval on the massive $2.3 trillion combined COVID relief and government spending bill Congress just passed, blasting the “wasteful spending” package as a “disgrace,” while issuing a pre-Christmas demand for Congress to amend the bill that will include an increase of the $600 direct payment to individuals to $2000.

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Pelosi Clashes With CNN’s Wolf Blitzer During Testy Exchange On COVID Stimulus

"With all due respect, you really don't know what you're talking about," Pelosi said to Blitzer.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) during a heated interview with a friendly Democratic network CNN, sparred with Wolf Blitzer Tuesday evening that began when she accused ‘The Situation Room’ host of being “an apologist” on Republican position.

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