Congress is about to have a rather large problem on their hands, and it’s no one’s fault but their own.
You see, our elected representatives have been busy playing a silly game, blaming one another for this and that, one thing or the other, and then using those petty arguments to build a wall around their ability to compromise.
These are public servants who’ve forgotten who they serve.
This terrible reality has been glaringly obvious as Team R and Team D bicker over rather small points in whatever COVID relief bill they’re working on this week, allowing the rest of the nation to suffer the economic damage that this virus has brought us.
This had Twitter users fuming on Thursday, afraid that the stimulus relief bills are being whittled down to a size insufficient to keep us afloat.
The sentiment had a rather powerful ultimatum of a hashtag trending.
Republicans wanna give Americans a 1 time stimulus check of $600 instead of extended weekly unemployment checks of $300 until April!
— Kirk Acevedo🇺🇸 (@kirkacevedo) December 10, 2020
So we are trending #StimulusChecksORStrike on Twitter right now because people are loosing their homes, utilities, and starving. I can not believe we need to beg to be treated humanly. Americans politicians continue to fail at their job. There is no excuse for this.
— Ramona Massachi (@RamonaMassachi) December 10, 2020
No Happy Holidays for Congresspeople until we get a stimulus. We need Direct Cash Relief, Canceled Rent/mortages, Medicare for All & more. Don’t let up until they bail out the people & not corporations. Call your Reps & Senators. 202-224-3121 #StimulusChecksOrStrike pic.twitter.com/QadPg89jSm
— suburban white socialist (@ckazzy) December 10, 2020
Call your Reps & Senators at 202-224-3121. https://t.co/22uN4Ikr7U
— American Revolution 🔥🇺🇸🔥🇺🇸🔥🇺🇸🔥 (@American3141592) December 10, 2020
If Congress cannot pass a stimulus bill to address a number of issues, there could be a massive wave of economic turmoil on the horizon as Americans are evicted en masse from their homes, and the Christmas holiday fails to provide the sort of fiscal shot in the arm that’s necessary to keep it all afloat.
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