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Nancy Pelosi blasts the White House’s $1.8 trillion stimulus offer and lists 8 areas with ‘deficiencies’



Nancy Pelosi wearing a blue shirt: The House passed a $2.2 trillion stimulus to help keep the US economy afloat during the coronavirus pandemic. Nicholas Kamm/AFP via Getty Images


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The House passed a $2.2 trillion stimulus to help keep the US economy afloat during the coronavirus pandemic. Nicholas Kamm/AFP via Getty Images

  • Speaker Nancy Pelosi ripped into the Trump administration’s virus relief proposal on Tuesday.
  • “A fly on the wall or wherever else it might land in the Oval Office tells me that the President only wants his name on a check to go out before Election Day and for the market to go up,” Pelosi said in a letter to House Democrats.
  • She listed eight areas where Democrats said it had “deficiencies,” among them state and local aid, virus testing, and tax credits for low-income individuals.
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Speaker Nancy Pelosi fiercely criticized the Trump administration’s $1.8 stimulus offer for the third time on Tuesday, and outlined eight areas where Democrats say the plan falls woefully short.

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White House aides downplay coronavirus aid chances; Pelosi blasts Trump, but discusses airline help

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Top White House officials on Wednesday downplayed the possibility of more coronavirus relief, while House Speaker Nancy Pelosi disparaged President Donald Trump for backing away from talks on a comprehensive deal.

White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows told reporters that “the stimulus negotiations are off,” echoing Trump’s announcement on Tuesday, and said in an interview on Fox News the administration backed a more piecemeal approach to help some sectors of the economy.

But in a separate interview with CNBC, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said that approach would likely not work either.

“Right now in terms of the probability curve, this would probably be low low-probability stuff.”

On Tuesday evening, after having shut down the negotiations on a comprehensive coronavirus package during the day, Trump wrote on Twitter that Congress should pass money for airlines, small businesses, and stimulus checks

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Melania Trump blasts critics over child migrants and says ‘who gives a f**k’ about Xmas decor in leaked recordings

FIRST Lady Melania Trump blasted critics over child migrants and said “who gives a f**k” about Christmas decorations in audio recordings that were released on Thursday.

Melania was secretly recorded by her former friend, Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, who worked as an unpaid aide in the East Wing of the White House until being let go in February 2018.

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Secretly taped audio recordings of First Lady Melania Trump were leaked on Thursday

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Secretly taped audio recordings of First Lady Melania Trump were leaked on ThursdayCredit: AFP or licensors
Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, Melania's former BFF, recorded and leaked the tapes

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Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, Melania’s former BFF, recorded and leaked the tapesCredit: ABCNews

The 50-year-old was heard complaining to Wolkoff about reporters who questioned her about President Donald Trump’s policy of separating kids from families who crossed the US border with Mexico illegally.

“They say I’m complicit. I’m the same like him, I support him. I don’t say enough

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