Pelosi says Trump’s new executive orders on coronavirus relief are ‘unconstitutional slop’
- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi criticized President Donald Trump’s series of executive orders in various media appearances on Sunday.
- In an interview with CNN, Pelosi stated that “something’s wrong” with the executive orders, pointing out how Trump asks states to cover 25% of the costs when they are already struggling with budget limitations.
- On Fox News, Pelosi called the president’s orders for payroll tax cuts — which he said he would make permanent if re-elected for a second term — “unconstitutional slop” that undermined funding for social security and Medicare.
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi criticized President Donald Trump’s series of coronavirus relief executive orders Sunday, pointing out the legal and financial challenges they pose.
On Saturday, Trump signed four executive orders on student loan payments, evictions and foreclosures, payroll tax holiday, and unemployment. On Sunday, Pelosi pointed out that the orders push states to cover relief expenses even as they’re already experiencing a shortage of funding.
“He’s saying states have the money — no they don’t,” Pelosi said on CNN’s “State of the Union.”
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[Source: Business Insider]