Trump ready to sign off on BIGGER stimulus deal with more $1,200 checks and slams Pelosi for ‘holding it up’
PRESIDENT Trump said he's ready to sign off on a BIGGER stimulus deal with more $1,200 checks, as he slammed Nancy Pelosi for "holding it up."
The president's comments came in a tweet on Thursday, as Democrats and Republicans in Congress continue to go back-and-forth on stimulus negotiations.
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"Nancy Pelosi couldn’t care less about the American People or the great American Worker," Trump tweeted.
"She should approve needed STIMULUS now.
"Most other Dems agree. Republicans are ready to go, I am ready to sign!!!" he added.
Speaking with Fox News later on Thursday, Trump again blasted Pelosi as he accused her of holding up the deal – and said he'd up the amount of an emergency coronavirus package.
"She doesn't want to do anything…" Trump claimed of Pelosi.
"Steve has not been successful in convincing her to do it," he said of Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin.
The president added that he's pushing for more money in a stimulus package.
"The republicans are willing to do it… I'd like to see more money," Trump said.
He said he is "absolutely willing to spend more than $1.8trillion on a deal.
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