Trump: Let’s do more stimulus checks and less unemployment.
Plus: PPP has too *much* money now?
“… suddenly looking like a measured success.”
GOP hitting reverse on jobless benefits?
Helicopter Cash Inc.
Jobless slide continues: 2.4 million new claims.
WaPo: Some companies won’t give the cash back.
Brave Sir Robin Congress continues.
“Our constituents have a lot of questions about where the hell this $3 trillion is going…”
“How come we the people have to save for a rainy day but you save nothing?”
Perverse incentives and the Captain Louis Renault Award.
Perverse incentives and springboards.
Duane Patterson and Phil Kerpen at 4 pm ET!
Free money might be a little too free.
Focus on “the here and now” — for how long?
Grassley: SALT cap repeal a “non-starter.”
“So, it’s the most shameful, disgusting thing I’ve heard yet, and it needs to stop.”
“It’s very tough to make a loan to a company when they’re based in a different country.”
“This is the single biggest s*** show I have seen here. Pure f***ing chaos.”
“We did jiu jitsu on it.”
Phase 4? “Emergency, mitigation, recovery.”
Two percent of the entire workforce just lost their jobs. At least.
Breathing room for governors?
What about the still-employed?
“We have a bipartisan agreement on the largest rescue package in American history.”
Andrew Malcolm, Francis X. Rocca, Jazz Shaw at 4 pm ET!
“There’s too much money with no oversight.”
NYT, for the moment: “Emergency Economic Rescue Plan in Limbo as Democrats Block Action.”
“All of the sudden the Democratic leader and the speaker of the House shows up, and we’re back to square one.”
What about the states?
“They’re not thinking about slavery.”
“You can’t make a film without a sensitivity counselor.”
“A riot has been declared.”