Tom Cotton: Democrat COVID Bill Makes Convicted Murderers Eligible For Stimulus Checks

How awful is the Democrat COVID relief bill? So bad that it puts stimulus money in the hands of convicted murderers.

Republican Senator Tom Cotton of Arkansas has been sounding the alarm on this.

Funny how the media somehow overlooked this in all their reporting.

FOX News has details:

COVID relief bill offers convicted murderers stimulus checks, Cotton slams

Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., slammed the $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill passed by Senate Democrats Saturday, listing off a number of convicted murderers who would receive stimulus checks under the bill.

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House Democrats plan to offer their final approval of the bill Tuesday before sending it to President Biden’s desk. The bill includes $1400 stimulus checks for individuals who make less than $75,000.

Inmates are included among those who receive stimulus checks, just as they were in both of the previous Covid relief bills that offered $1,200 and $600 checks. Cotton voted for both of those bills.

Sens. Bill Cassidy, R-La., Cotton and Ted Cruz, R-Texas, offered an amendment on the floor Saturday to block checks from prisoners. It failed on a party-line vote, 49-50. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., argued that prisoners’ children could be affected by withholding the money from them…

“Dylann Roof murdered nine people. He’s on federal death row,” Cotton wrote on Twitter. “He’ll be getting a $1,400 stimulus check as part of the Democrats’ ‘COVID relief’ bill.

See Cotton’s tweets below:

The Boston Marathon bomber will get a stimulus check? Why are we doing this?

 

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