WASHINGTON – President Trump threatened Tuesday night to derail months of bipartisan work in Congress to bring $ 900 billion in coronavirus relief to a pandemic-stricken country, demanding sweeping changes and cuts to a bill which he called “shame”.
The president, who was concerned about the baseless claim that the election was stolen from him, seized the decision of Congressional leaders to pass the relief bill by combining it with a larger spending plan to fund government operations and the military, describing other expenses. articles as “unnecessary and unnecessary”.
“It’s called the Covid Relief Bill, but it has almost nothing to do with Covid,” Mr. Trump said. in a video posted on Twitter.
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