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All those Democrat ‘priorities’ might just keep the coronavirus bill from passing

Democrats have always had, to put the term delicately, their ‘priorities.

They’e also got an ethos of never letting a crisis go to waste.

But it might be that this time, it won’t work in the coronavirus bill. According to Fox News:

The House overwhelmingly okayed the emergency coronavirus package in the wee hours of Saturday morning after more than 20 phone calls between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin.

“What made it hard is that we could never get everyone in the same room,” said one source.

In other words, social distancing contributed to a problem in the drafting of the legislation and trading of offers. Usually, the sides would lock themselves into a room and go around the table. But not in the age of coronavirus.

A second problem, the televsion network noted, is that the Senate is gummed up in passage of the unrelated FISA bill on government surveillance. They apparently have to get that done first before they can get the coronavirus bill done.

Read the full story from American Thinker

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