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FEENSTRA VOTES AGAINST $1.9 TRILLION COVID RELIEF PLAN

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THE U.S. HOUSE PASSED A $1.9 TRILLION COVID-19 RELIEF BILL WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

THE MEASURE NOW GOES TO PRESIDENT BIDEN’S DESK.

THE BILL PROVIDES UP TO $1,400 DIRECT PAYMENTS TO MOST AMERICANS, EXTENDED EMERGENCY UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS, AND HUNDREDS OF BILLIONS FOR COVID-19 VACCINES AND TREATMENTS.

IOWA 4TH DISTRICT CONGRESSMAN RANDY FEENSTRA VOTED AGAINST THE BILL, SAYING IT WILL PUT THE COUNTRY DEEPER IN DEBT:

RANDY 11 OC………OF OUR DEFICIT. ;20

FEENSTRA SUGGESTS THE LONG TERM RESULTS OF THE BILL WILL BE HARMFUL TO THE ECONOMY:

RANDY12 OC………..IN PERIL. :29

A LOT OF THE MONEY WILL ALSO GO TO SCHOOLS, STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS, AND AILING INDUSTRIES FROM AIRLINES TO CONCERT HALLS.
PRESIDENT BIDEN SAYS HE WILL SIGN THE BILL INTO LAW FRIDAY AT THE WHITE HOUSE.