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Tomorrow and tomorrow: McConnell drags the nation along on COVID relief

Tomorrow and tomorrow: McConnell drags the nation along on COVID relief
The Senate should have used the $3 billion COVID relief bill that the House approved 217 days ago as the basis for productive bipartisan negotiations. Never happened. Said Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, let’s wait.

Said Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, let’s wait.Yes, let’s wait for more people to die, for more businesses to go belly up, for more jobs to disappear, for more homeowners and renters to reach the brink of eviction, for more states and localities to run out of funds and force more layoffs, for more essential services, from health to schools to police to fire to transit, to face severe cutbacks.Yes, let’s wait for the spring to pass, for the summer to pass, for the fall to pass, for the election to pass.(Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images) Let’s wait for the numbers of infections and hospitalizations and deaths to climb and climb and climb to record highs.

Let’s wait.Let’s wait for that.

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