Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) tweeted on Thursday that the way to get a handle on the increasing number of coronavirus cases across the United States is to pay people to stay at home.
“To get the virus under control, we need to pay people to stay home,” the self-described democratic socialist wrote.
To get the virus under control, we need to pay people to stay home.
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) November 19, 2020
We need to send every American a check until this crisis is over.
— Rep. Ilhan Omar (@Ilhan) November 19, 2020
These statements come as months-long negotiations for a second coronavirus relief package to soften the impact of the pandemic on the nation’s economy have