Ayanna Pressley: ‘These Are Not Stimulus Checks, These Are Survival Checks’ | The ReidOut | MSNBC

Ayanna Pressley: ‘These Are Not Stimulus Checks, These Are Survival Checks’ | The ReidOut | MSNBC 1

 

Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley talked about the need for covid relief amid another wave of coronavirus cases: "At this point, these are not even stimulus checks. These are survival checks. My constituents need these monies to remain safely housed. We are looking at an eviction tsunami. $600 does not even cover 1 month's rent." Aired on 12/18/2020.
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Ayanna Pressley: ‘These Are Not Stimulus Checks, These Are Survival Checks’ | The ReidOut | MSNBC

41 Comments on "Ayanna Pressley: ‘These Are Not Stimulus Checks, These Are Survival Checks’ | The ReidOut | MSNBC"

  1. CONSTANTINE ANGEL GUTIERREZ | December 18, 2020 at 9:36 PM | Reply

    the sad part is that after all that suffering they will still vote for them crooks I think is a mental illness thing. sad to say.

  2. Either way, I will cash mine. Hardship is a part of life, like it or not. Now, I see why the Russians like hacking SH*T!!

  3. These checks need to be monthly disaster relief checks……AMERICANS ARE STARVING!!

    • Agreed!!!

    • Marcia Sandberg | December 18, 2020 at 10:34 PM | Reply

      A functioning moral society has the back of their citizens in times like these

    • Hi Truth seeker. What we really need is to get back to work bud. The truth is the government doesn’t have the money to do monthly checks bud. We would be destroyed in a year with no hope of recovery. We need to push through and open up. Thanks truth seeker and have a good night

  4. History has seen this before and it wasn’t kind. It wasn’t to President Hoover and I doubt it will be kind to President Trump. First we had the Hooverville shanty towns during the Depression, and it won’t be too much longer ‘till the Trumpville Tent Cities start popping up before he leaves office in the midst of this Pandemic. Congress needs to give emergency relief to those that are in risk of being evicted and or foreclosed.

  5. But they keep voting re thug li cans to office! Be careful what you ask for!

  6. Equality To All | December 18, 2020 at 9:52 PM | Reply

    Mitch made it CLEAR we are getting NOTHING. The bill has been sitting on his desk since May.

  7. “Tent City” like what CHICAGO did to the NATIVE Americans on THIER OWN LANDS

  8. With no city/state funding, services in every municipality will cut fire, police, teachers, transit, garbage collection, etc. Wait until red states, already desperately underfunded figure out that the concept of ‘ blue state bailouts’ really means.

  9. Gloria Onyebeke | December 18, 2020 at 9:57 PM | Reply

    What actually is too much money? $600 is pitiful, it is less than what they pay for the clothes on their backs. I do not blame them because their children do not have to go to bed hungry or sleep in strange places because they are homeless. I see families suffering terribly and God will judge everyone who is putting them in such situation.

  10. Sabrenia Murray | December 18, 2020 at 9:57 PM | Reply

    This is a (SHAME)!!! JUST PITIFUL…

  11. AMERICANS are STARVING while the ONE TERM GUY Contesting the ELECTIONS while excepting DONATIONS from his CULT SMFH

  12. *”We got money for war but can’t feed the poor”* *-TS*

  13. mike breidenbach | December 18, 2020 at 9:58 PM | Reply

    the pentagon spends a million dollars a minute

  14. We ought to let the homeless live in the white house and put the polititions out on the street!

  15. Ayanna your absolutely BEAUTIFUL 🌹

  16. don’t forget all those tax breaks so corporations could buy back their stocks

  17. The only reason Republicans are doing anything with stimulus checks is to help senate candidates in Georgia.

  18. Stimulus money would be going back into the economy once again

  19. She’s right, calling it “stimulus” is the wrong word.

    • Keri Robicheaux | December 18, 2020 at 11:09 PM | Reply

      Correct. Survival checks for those in need is more like it. And I have to say, if Walmart and grocery stores can be open then ALL businesses that do not bring people into the danger of getting Covid should be open, and ALL NEED TO PLEASE, PLEASE, WEAR MASKS!!!!!!!

  20. “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.” -JESUS
    ‭‭John‬ ‭14:6‬

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