Nancy Pelosi’s hypocrisy comes at a real cost to small businesses

Nancy Pelosi’s hypocrisy comes at a real cost to small businesses
Nancy Pelosi (Image: Twitter screen grab)

[Ed. – How does this harpy sleep at night?

President Trump’s handling of the coronavirus is certainly worth criticism, but House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is the wrong person to give it.

“He’s a poor leader,” she told ABC News’s This Week on Sunday. “He’s always trying to avoid responsibility and assign blame.”

What followed this comment was a series of finger-pointing and deflections — made not by the president but by the speaker.

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For the past week or so, Pelosi and the other Democratic leaders have refused to approve additional funding for the Paycheck Protection Program, a fund established by Congress earlier this month to help struggling small businesses amid the coronavirus pandemic. That fund has officially run dry, less than two weeks after launching.

Asked why she and her colleagues have rejected the Trump administration’s request for an additional $250 billion in emergency funds to bolster the PPP, Pelosi avoided responsibility and assigned blame.

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