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General News    H3'ed 12/3/20

Sanders Slams McConnell for Pushing '3-Martini Lunch' Deduction and Zero Relief for 26 Million Hungry Americans

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"The Republicans l-o-v-e corporate socialism for the rich, rugged individualism for the rest. " Sen. Sanders  blasted McConnell for pushing a coronavirus relief measure that contains a 100% tax deduction for business meals, a gift to corporate executives but nothing for the tens of millions of people across the U.S. struggling to afford food for themselves & their families."McConnell's 'new' Covid relief bill gives CEOs a 100% tax deduction for a 3-martini lunch, but ZERO to the 26 million who don't have enough food to eat," the Vermont senator tweeted. "as Common Dreams reported, McConnell began circulating a purportedly "targeted" coronavirus stimulus proposal that would grant corporations sweeping immunity from coronavirus related lawsuits without providing a federal boost to unemployment benefits, another round of direct payments, or any aid to state and local governments."

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