President Trump has issued an official statement discussing the ridiculous spending in bills passed by Congress. The president echoed the frustration of the American people regarding the wasteful spending in foreign countries that seems to be the focus of Democrats, while they ignore the plight of the citizens of this country.
In the statement, the president addresses the reasons behind the “economic devastation and hardship” the United States has been subject to throughout 2020. Trump begins by discussing COVID and the authoritarian actions taken by Democrat-run states.
“As President of the United States it is my responsibility to protect the people of our country from the economic devastation and hardship that was caused by the China Virus.
I understand that many small businesses have been forced to close as a result of harsh actions by Democrat-run states. Many people are back to work, but my job is not done until everyone is back to work,” the statement begins.
President Trump also points out that, thanks to his leadership, the United States has “avoided another Great Depression.”
“Fortunately, as a result of my work with Congress in passing the CARES Act earlier this year, we avoided another Great Depression. Under my leadership, Project Warp Speed has been a tremendous success, my Administration and I developed a vaccine many years ahead of wildest expectations, and we are distributing these vaccines, and others soon coming, to millions of people,” the statement continues.
The president then discusses the ridiculous $600 stimulus checks that Congress voted for, which most Americans say won’t even make a dent in their financial troubles. Many Americans have been out of work for months because of the lockdowns in Democrat states, which have shut down many businesses, some permanently.
The crumbs given to them by Congress cannot replace income from a job. Trump has been advocating for increasing the payments to $2,000 while removing wasteful spending from other parts of the bill, and reopening the economy so that Americans can get back to work.
“As President, I have told Congress that I want far less wasteful spending and more money going to the American people in the form of $2,000 checks per adult and $600 per child.
As President I am demanding many rescissions under the Impoundment Control Act of 1974. The Act provides that, “whenever the President determines that all or part of any budget authority will not be required to carry out the full objectives or scope of programs for which it is provided, or that such budget authority should be rescinded for fiscal policy or other reasons (including termination of authorized projects or activities for which budget authority has been provided), the President shall transmit to both Houses of Congress a special message” describing the amount to be reserved, the relevant accounts, the reasons for the rescission, and the economic effects of the rescission. 2 U.S.C. § 683.
I will sign the Omnibus and Covid package with a strong message that makes clear to Congress that wasteful items need to be removed. I will send back to Congress a redlined version, item by item, accompanied by the formal rescission request to Congress insisting that those funds be removed from the bill.
I am signing this bill to restore unemployment benefits, stop evictions, provide rental assistance, add money for PPP, return our airline workers back to work, add substantially more money for vaccine distribution, and much more.
On Monday the House will vote to increase payments to individuals from $600 to $2,000. Therefore, a family of four would receive $5,200. Additionally, Congress has promised that Section 230, which so unfairly benefits Big Tech at the expense of the American people, will be reviewed and either be terminated or substantially reformed.
Likewise, the House and Senate have agreed to focus strongly on the very substantial voter fraud which took place in the November 3 Presidential election.
The Senate will start the process for a vote that increases checks to $2,000, repeals Section 230, and starts an investigation into voter fraud.
Big Tech must not get protections of Section 230!
Voter Fraud must be fixed!
Much more money is coming. I will never give up my fight for the American people!” Trump’s statement concludes.