Pelosi says ‘Grim Reaper’ McConnell delaying lifesaving pandemic aid


Speaker Nancy Pelosi:

Well, the Senate has not acted in a way that is — that makes a difference.

So, the question is for the Republicans in the Senate, are they willing to have a negotiation with the Democrats in the Senate? And then we will take — Congress will work its will from there.

But we’re not going to negotiate as to how many choke holds would be a compromise between the House and the Senate? No, that’s not going to happen. They — we ban choke holds. They don’t. Are we supposed to negotiate what common ground we might find? No. No choke holds. That’s our position.

But it doesn’t mean there couldn’t be some other areas where we might have some — a negotiation. But that’s up to the — Mitch McConnell has called himself the Grim Reaper, that any legislation that goes over there will die in the Senate cemetery.

It’s a most unfortunate metaphor or term, analogy to use, when…



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