PBS challenges Pelosi over coronavirus relief: A meltdown ensues

PBS challenges Pelosi over coronavirus relief: A meltdown ensues

[Ed. – Pelosi accuses Judy Woodruff of shilling for the GOP. High comedy.]

Speaker … Nancy Pelosi must have thought she was going to have an easy interview with PBS News Hour’s Judy Woodruff. This is PBS. They’re supposed to be on our side, right? There’s talk of another coronavirus stimulus dominating the Hill. The August recess has been put on hold until an agreement is hashed out. Pelosi said there will be a compromise, but Woodruff’s line-by-line questioning on where common ground could be found was met with frustration from the top Democrat. Actually, it was something of a meltdown, with Pelosi accusing Woodruff of shilling for Republicans. It was quite entertaining.

Woodruff responded by saying she was just playing devil’s advocates, noting that the GOP had offered to extend unemployment benefits … and that money passed in the spring during the first string of coronavirus relief bills has yet to be spent.

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