You GO Mitt!….
Government Virus Stimulus give away!
For guys like me?
A tax refund….
Donald Trump will have a baby on this getting media attention…
Heck even Bernie Sanders should love this!….
Chances of this getting anywhere?
Less than 50%…
GOP Sen. Mitt Romney proposed on Monday sending every American adult $1,000 to ease the financial pain of the coronavirus pandemic that has tanked global markets and threatened to grind U.S. economic activity to a halt.
The proposal from the 2012 Republican nominee for president came as the White House and Congress work to reach an agreement over the necessary stimulus measures to contain the unfolding economic crisis.
National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow, asked on Monday by a reporter whether the White House would support direct cash assistance to American households, paused and said “we might.”
“The answer: ‘could be,’” Kudlow said.
Markets, which have snapped their 11-year bull run, continued to plunge on Monday despite the Federal Reserve’s announcement over the weekend that it would cut its benchmark rate to nearly zero and begin a massive $700 billion quantitative easing program.
Workers in service industries are getting slammed as airlines cancel travel and cities force restaurants to close or limit their capacity. Meanwhile, school closures are forcing parents to stay home to watch their children, including hourly workers who will have to forego paychecks.
“While expansions of paid leave, unemployment insurance, and SNAP benefits are crucial, the check will help fill the gaps for Americans that may not quickly navigate different government options,” Romney said in a statement.
The Utah lawmaker has little influence in the Republican party under President Donald Trump. Romney was the only Republican senator to vote to convict the president in his impeachment trial earlier this year.
But the idea of sending out stimulus checks has been gaining traction in recent weeks…..