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When Americans are struggling, why are we earmarking hundreds of millions of dollars for other countries in the relief bill?

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It’s not part of the relief bill. It’s part of the regular omnibus spending bill that happens to be attached to the relief bill.

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What’s stopping them from evaluating that spending and redirecting it during these times, though?

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There’s no reason for it at all. Unless those countries are absolutely integral to a vaccine or PPE supply chain.

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I have friends who are restauranteurs, small business owners, work in service industry, etc. It frustrates me because a few hundred million dollars would go a long way towards keeping them afloat.

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What do you mean?
Our president is focus on beautiful federal architecture. He has his priority set .

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