Sen. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) raged in opposition to a invoice he launched with the intent of ceasing stimulus checks being despatched to useless individuals being “watered down.”
“Just lately, I handed a invoice within the Senate to cease sending stimulus checks to useless individuals, instantly,” Paul tweeted on Monday.
The Kentucky senator revealed the invoice has been “watered down” so stimulus checks will solely stop being despatched to useless individuals after three years.
“That is precisely why 90 [percent] of individuals (together with me) disapprove of Congress,” he wrote.
Just lately, I handed a invoice within the Senate to cease sending stimulus checks to useless individuals, instantly. Now I’m instructed invoice is being watered right down to cease paying useless individuals, however solely in THREE years. That is precisely why 90 % of individuals (together with me) disapprove of Congress.
— Senator Rand Paul (@RandPaul) December 7, 2020
When Covid-19 stimulus checks had been rushed out to residents in the beginning of the pandemic, about $1.4 billion value of checks had been reportedly despatched to over a million deceased individuals.
Paul has stated the error is cause sufficient to query the accuracy of mail-in voting.
Your authorities despatched 1.1 million useless individuals stimulus checks. Surprise what number of of those of us additionally voted absentee?
— Senator Rand Paul (@RandPaul) November 9, 2020
Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Kentucky) has additionally not too long ago highlighted stimulus checks not solely being despatched to useless individuals, but in addition outdoors the nation to non-citizens.
Now we’re sending stimulus checks to Norwegian residents residing in Norway!A minimum of the useless individuals who acquired stimulus checks had been Individuals.Twitter trolls can hate and name this faux, however I confirmed this 100%.Cease the madness. Open our financial system. Open our faculties. pic.twitter.com/2InFlzCEzq
— Thomas Massie (@RepThomasMassie) August 14, 2020
3 months in the past, I broke the information that $1200 U.S. stimulus checks had been going to foreigners abroad. A variety of liberals didn’t consider our authorities could possibly be this incompetent and wasteful. Possibly they’ll consider it now that NPR has lastly reported on it!https://t.co/ZQ5DxCXpbDhttps://t.co/8proN2Wu4e
— Thomas Massie (@RepThomasMassie) November 30, 2020
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