In the DC Covid Funding Wish list?: New FBI building, Repealing SALT tax caps
The reason we don’t have another Covid bill is because every lobbyist and his lobbyist brother is afraid the coronavirus funding train will leave the station without them. Every crony interest in Washington DC is fighting it out right now to make sure they get paid.
(From The Wall Street Journal)
The latest stimulus package is expected to run north of $1 trillion, and large bills in Congress inevitably attract spending proposals that have little or nothing to do with the core thrust of the legislation. This time—and with not much else expected to get passed before the election—some lawmakers and President Trump included pet projects in their parties’ plans in the hopes they survive in any eventual deal.
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