COVID relief

Where Things Stand: GOPers Are Giving Us History-Rewriting Deja-Vu Prime Badge
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Remember the last time Republicans took credit for legislation they actively opposed?

We reported earlier today that anti-BIF Rep. Gary Palmer (R-AL) lauded the passage of the bipartisan infrastructure bill just hours after President Biden signed it into law this week, praising at least one element of the package that will provide crucial funding to complete construction work on one of his “top priorities” as a lawmaker — the Birmingham Northern Beltline, a six-lane bypass route around Birmingham, Alabama.

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Where Things Stand: The Great GOP COVID Relief Credit Theft Continues Prime Badge
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UNITED STATES - JANUARY 26: Chairman Roger Wicker, R-Miss., listens to Gina Raimondo, nominee for Secretary of Commerce, testify remotely during her Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee confirmation hearing in Russell Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, January 26, 2021. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call/POOL)

The small club of Republicans shamelessly touting COVID-19 relief they voted against in March has grown steadily every week since. 

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), preemptively annoyed that this would happen since before the American Rescue Plan even passed, has been diligently blasting out press releases calling out the GOP lawmakers for their hypocrisy. She’s been kept busy. 

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