Pelosi, Schumer tout Trump tweet to bend Republicans on coronavirus relief

Pelosi, Schumer tout Trump tweet to bend Republicans on coronavirus relief


House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer moved to leverage President Trump’s tweets against Senate Republicans Wednesday, urging them to up their pricetag for additional coronavirus relief.

“We are encouraged that after months of the Senate Republicans insisting on shortchanging the massive needs of the American people, President Trump is now calling on Republicans to ‘go for the much higher numbers’ in the next coronavirus relief package,” Mrs. Pelosi, California Democrat, and Mr. Schumer, New York Democrat, said in a joint statement.

“We look forward to hearing from the President’s negotiators that they will finally meet us halfway with a bill that is equal to the massive health and economic crises gripping our nation,” they added.

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The two top Congressional Democrats were referring to a tweet the president sent out earlier Wednesday that both mocked Democrats and urged his party to “go for the much higher numbers” on a COVID-19 relief bill.

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