December 07, 2020

With rent due and evictions looming, Warren rips McConnell for "disgraceful" obstruction

"It is cruel for Republicans to continue blocking real relief for working people during this crisis"

With another rent payment due Tuesday for millions of Americans, Sen. Elizabeth Warren called out Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his fellow Republicans for continuing to stonewall an adequate coronavirus stimulus bill that would prevent mass evictions that are just around the corner and provide desperately needed relief to the unemployed.

"The rent is due. . . and Majority Leader McConnell and the Senate GOP still haven't reinstated the $600 unemployment checks, extended unemployment programs, passed rental assistance, or anything else in months to help struggling families during this crisis," the Massachusetts Democrat tweeted Monday. "It's disgraceful."

"With so many families struggling to put food on the table," Warren added in a separate tweet, "it is cruel for Republicans to continue blocking real relief for working people during this crisis."

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Read the full article on Salon here.



By:  Jake Johnson
Source: Salon