Pelosi Previews Yet Another Big Spending Bill: 15% Food Stamp Increase, More Money to States



With the ink still drying on a $2 trillion coronavirus-related economic relief package that could pass the House as soon as Friday, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi hinted in a Thursday news conference at some of the proposals Democrats could push in the upcoming “phase four” relief bill.

Progressive lawmakers were unable to achieve “everything” they might have wanted in a revised version of this week’s historic “phase three” aid package, Pelosi said, despite substantial bipartisan inroads made on the legislation in light of Democratic blockage of the original bill earlier this week.

“I’m so proud of the work of all of our chairmen,” Pelosi said.

“They were just dazzling in their knowledge, their strategy, just their experience in getting the right

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