Trump During Debate: Pelosi Doesn’t Want Stimulus Bill Due to Election Proximity

President Donald Trump said a new CCP virus stimulus package is not being passed because House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is obstructing it. “Nancy Pelosi doesn’t want to approve anything, because she’d love to have some victories on November 3rd,” Trump said on Thursday night, adding that she doesn’t actually want the deal “because it’s near the election.” He again argued that House Democrats’ bill was “a bailout for badly run high crime” areas that are “all run by democrat cities and states.” But Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said that he would go along with supporting the $3.3 trillion Democrat-backed HEROES Act, first passed in May. Senate Republicans have unilaterally rejected the bill, saying it has too many non-COVID-19 provisions while Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has described as a “socialist manifesto.” “We should be bailing [small businesses] out now, small businesses and schools need the help, these …