Sen. Tom Cotton spoke out on the Senate floor about some of the amendments Democrats want to add to the coronavirus response bill.
“There is a good bill, a bill that was negotiated in good faith over the weekend with many Democrats… that they are now blocking, that they will not even start debate on because of ideological wish-list items,” Cotton said. “It is disgraceful, and it is dangerous to the lives of our people and their economic well-being.”
“Democrats want to impose quotas for race and sex on corporate boards,” Cotton said. “Is that going to stop anyone from getting sick from coronavirus?”
“This report is correct. Pelosi & Schumer are willing to risk your life, your job, your retirement savings for a radical, left-wing wish list that has nothing to do with this virus. Disgraceful,” Cotton said on Twitter on Monday afternoon.
Cotton also listed some of the items:
Families and businesses need help now to survive the China virus pandemic. But @SpeakerPelosi walked away from negotiations to write her own bill, full of absurd provisions completely unrelated to the crisis at hand. Here’s what Speaker Pelosi is demanding while Americans suffer: