President Joe Biden on Thursday chided Republican lawmakers who voted against his $1.9 trillion financial stimulus and COVID-19 relief invoice earlier than lauding its advantages of their political districts.
Talking at an occasion in Ohio, Biden drew laughter from the gang when he held up a listing with names of Republican lawmakers who he stated had touted the law, referred to as the American Rescue Plan, after it was handed with solely Democratic help.
“Even my Republican associates in Congress, not a single one among them voted for the Rescue Plan. I’m not going to embarrass any one among them, however I’ve right here a listing of how again of their districts they’re bragging concerning the Rescue Plan,” Biden stated to laughter.
“Some folks don’t have any disgrace.”
The president is looking for Republican help for his subsequent huge legislative initiative on infrastructure, however the White Home and Republican lawmakers stay far aside on value and different particulars.
Biden stated he was glad Republicans realized the stimulus package deal was constructive for voters of their districts.
“I’m joyful they know that it benefited their constituents. That’s OK with me. However in the event you’re going to attempt to take credit score for what you’ve completed, don’t get in the best way of what we nonetheless have to do,” he stated.