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03/25/2020, 19:50:36

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Nancy Pelosi tells bald-faced lie when confronted over Democrats' far-left pork-filled COVID-19 bill

Chris Enloe
2-2 minutes

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi offered up a bald-faced lie on Tuesday when a CNN host asked the California Democrat about House Democrats' coronavirus relief bill.

"Everything we're suggesting just relates to COVID-19," Pelosi claimed. "It's not changing policy except as it applies here."

Pelosi's claim is completely false.

In fact, the COVID-19 bill offered up by Democrats, which was a whopping 1,400 pages and would have cost taxpayers more than $2.5 trillion, included dozens of provisions completely unrelated to the COVID-19 crisis.

Included in the Democratic bill were:

  • A bailout for the U.S. Postal Service
  • Student loan debt forgiveness
  • Required same-day voter registration
  • Airline emissions standards regulations
  • Study on climate change migration
  • Collective bargaining provisions
  • Increased federal minimum wage for companies that accept government loans
  • Publication of race and pay statistics for corporate boards

House Democrats introduced their own COVID-19 relief bill after Pelosi torpedoed a bipartisan agreement reached by the Senate last week. Then a new agreement was announced early Wednesday morning.

But Democrats' pork-filled bill should be no surprise.

House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn (D-S.C.) reportedly told Democratic colleagues last week that the COVID-19 emergency, in which the U.S. economy has come to a grinding halt, presented Democrats with "a tremendous opportunity to restructure things to fit our vision."

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) engaged in similar rhetoric on Tuesday, defending the delay that Democrats have caused by admitting that they are requiring unrelated provisions for "the health of our democracy."





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