âItâs called the Covid relief bill, but it has almost nothing to do with Covid,â the president said in a video posted on Twitter.
WASHINGTON â President Trump on Tuesday evening threatened to derail months of bipartisan work in Congress to deliver $900 billion in coronavirus relief to a country battered by the pandemic, demanding sweeping changes and cuts to a bill he called a âdisgrace.â
The president, who has been preoccupied with the baseless claim that the election was stolen from him, seized on congressional leadersâ decision to pass the relief bill by combining it with a broader spending plan to fund government operations and the military, portraying the other spending items as âwasteful and unnecessary.â
âItâs called the Covid relief bill, but it has almost nothing to do with Covid,â Mr. Trump said in a video posted on Twitter.
News – Trump Rails Against Coronavirus Relief Bill, Calling It a âDisgraceâ