This is NOT a surprise….
It’s back to fiscal restraint for the Republicans who helped Trump break the government piggy bank…
Why not let Biden & Co. fail so Republicans can run against that in 2022?
Why raise the min wage and actually help state a local; governments?
Who cares if the economy keeps goeing to shit?
Democrats will have a narrow Senate majority and could pass a relief package without any Republican votes. But doing so would require a parliamentary Senate procedure that could take weeks and may require Biden to jettison key parts of his proposal, such as the increase in the minimum wage. Approving a relief package solely with Democratic votes would also fly against Biden’s repeated campaign pledges to unify lawmakers and cut bipartisan deals across party lines….