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Thu Jul 30, 2020, 12:34 PM

Trump says coronavirus stimulus checks, direct payments may be more than $1,200

Source: NBC News

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said Wednesday he wants the next coronavirus relief package to be "very generous" with direct stimulus payments to Americans that are potentially more than $1,200.

"It may go higher than that, actually," Trump said in an interview with ABC affiliate KMID in Texas during a trip to the state.

"I'd like to see it be very high because I love the people," he said. "I want the people to get it."

The president didn't elaborate on how much he's eyeing for the direct payments. When he left the White House earlier in the day, Trump said his priorities for this next relief measure are those payments and an eviction moratorium. He said Congress can take care of other issues "later," acknowledging that Republicans and Democrats are "so far apart" on other major issues.

Read more: https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/congress/trump-says-coronavirus-stimulus-checks-direct-payments-may-be-more-n1235291



He's just trying to get his approval ratings up, but hey, if I get $1,500 I'm not sending it back...

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Reply Trump says coronavirus stimulus checks, direct payments may be more than $1,200 (Original post)
Polybius Jul 2020 OP
Sherman A1 Jul 2020 #1
ananda Jul 2020 #7
getagrip_already Jul 2020 #11
PatSeg Jul 2020 #19
catsudon Jul 2020 #25
mucifer Jul 2020 #2
beveeheart Jul 2020 #3
KPN Jul 2020 #4
left-of-center2012 Jul 2020 #5
Sunlei Jul 2020 #6
jorgevlorgan Jul 2020 #8
Polybius Jul 2020 #9
PatSeg Jul 2020 #20
duforsure Jul 2020 #10
Polybius Jul 2020 #12
johnthewoodworker Jul 2020 #13
AllyCat Jul 2020 #14
not fooled Jul 2020 #15
whistler162 Jul 2020 #27
pandr32 Jul 2020 #16
Traildogbob Jul 2020 #17
cstanleytech Jul 2020 #18
Doreen Jul 2020 #21
cstanleytech Jul 2020 #24
sinkingfeeling Jul 2020 #22
Chainfire Jul 2020 #23
rickyhall Jul 2020 #26
tanyev Jul 2020 #28
alfredo Jul 2020 #29
Cha Jul 2020 #30

Response to Polybius (Original post)

Thu Jul 30, 2020, 12:35 PM

1. Trying to buy votes

pretty simple, but perhaps effective for some.

I certainly will keep whatever is sent and vote Democratic.

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Response to Sherman A1 (Reply #1)

Thu Jul 30, 2020, 12:44 PM

7. You beat me to it! Exactly.

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Response to Sherman A1 (Reply #1)

Thu Jul 30, 2020, 12:55 PM

11. he will gladly pay you in 2021 for your vote today.....

But who is he kidding. He never pays his debts.

It is just a talking point. He doesn't mean it and mcconnel will never include it.

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Response to Sherman A1 (Reply #1)

Thu Jul 30, 2020, 01:18 PM

19. Oh yeah

I think he really IS getting desperate. I'll bet he just came up with that in the spur of the moment and that his advisers were unaware of this proposal. It must be a nightmare working in that White House. They never know what that fool is going to say or do.

Of course, I won't refuse it either, but I doubt he'll buy any votes with that money.

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Response to Sherman A1 (Reply #1)

Thu Jul 30, 2020, 02:40 PM

25. i will spend that money on more THC concentrate....


now if i can find a legitimate way to get them to Virginia......

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Response to Polybius (Original post)

Thu Jul 30, 2020, 12:35 PM

2. no way mitch will agree to that

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Response to Polybius (Original post)

Thu Jul 30, 2020, 12:37 PM

3. Trying to bribe some voters, for sure.

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Response to Polybius (Original post)

Thu Jul 30, 2020, 12:37 PM

4. Is this loser desperate or what?!

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Response to Polybius (Original post)

Thu Jul 30, 2020, 12:41 PM

5. read more response here ...

Trump says coronavirus stimulus checks, direct payments may be more than $1,200

https://www.democraticunderground.com/100213830498

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Response to Polybius (Original post)

Thu Jul 30, 2020, 12:43 PM

6. a check once every 5 months is not enough to survive

especially when the president spends millions more following the check with a stupid letter, a week later.

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Response to Polybius (Original post)

Thu Jul 30, 2020, 12:47 PM

8. 12,000 is very high

5000-11,999 is moderately acceptable

Anything below as a one time payment is a joke.

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Response to Polybius (Original post)

Thu Jul 30, 2020, 12:49 PM

9. I have a better plan

Send $5,000 to Americans over 18 making less than $20,000 a year. $30,000 can get $4,000, and so on. I think that would cost about the same as what they are spending now for $1,200 for anyone under $75,000-$100,000.

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Response to Polybius (Reply #9)

Thu Jul 30, 2020, 01:19 PM

20. That's a really good idea

That would get more of the money back into the economy.

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Response to Polybius (Original post)

Thu Jul 30, 2020, 12:52 PM

10. Coming from a serial liar, why would anyone believe him now,

The truth is usually the opposite of what he claims so its very likely he's wanted zero going to the American people while trying to funnel more to himself and the wealthy. This may be another set up , claiming something he knows is false , then blame others for it not being that way. He's done that many times before, and he's stop things from passing at the last minute trying to get more before too.

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Response to duforsure (Reply #10)

Thu Jul 30, 2020, 12:58 PM

12. It won't happen even if he's telling the truth

Mitch would never go for that.

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Response to Polybius (Original post)

Thu Jul 30, 2020, 01:01 PM

13. It's an election year. The only time the republicans help regular Americans.

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Response to Polybius (Original post)

Thu Jul 30, 2020, 01:04 PM

14. He can make it any amount he wants.

I still won't vote for him. Will end up donating to others since we are okay right now.

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Response to Polybius (Original post)

Thu Jul 30, 2020, 01:05 PM

15. A chicken in every pot!

We see you, don the con.

As election day draws near and he gets even more desperate, just think of the promises!


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Response to not fooled (Reply #15)

Thu Jul 30, 2020, 03:44 PM

27. Now a days that is

pot in every chicken

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Response to Polybius (Original post)

Thu Jul 30, 2020, 01:06 PM

16. He is obviously aware that he is losing

...and falling further and further behind.
Good!

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Response to Polybius (Original post)

Thu Jul 30, 2020, 01:07 PM

17. Send it back???

After.......Kanye. Jarod, cruise ships owners, Congressmen and senators, and every other thief that took 100s of millions of tax payers dollars, you know the peeepbull. Donny wants to help, the peeeepbull, that pay no taxes, send their checks back.

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Response to Polybius (Original post)

Thu Jul 30, 2020, 01:16 PM

18. You know some companies like Walmart could be helping their employees rather than dumping this all

on the government.

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Response to cstanleytech (Reply #18)

Thu Jul 30, 2020, 01:31 PM

21. It was more than 20 years ago go but even then

when I got hired by Walmart in the package they gave me for information about working for them I got papers telling me how to go get financial help. That is the first and only place I have worked for that did that. They are disgusting.

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Response to Doreen (Reply #21)

Thu Jul 30, 2020, 01:45 PM

24. Problem is they changed from being a good employer that paid well to one that relies on the

government to pick up the tab because they do not want to pay their employees an actual living wage.
That is why I am not a fan of the $15 dollar an hour wage rather I want one that is above the federal poverty level like +500% over it.

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Response to Polybius (Original post)

Thu Jul 30, 2020, 01:34 PM

22. "I will gladly pay you for a vote in November. "

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Response to Polybius (Original post)

Thu Jul 30, 2020, 01:45 PM

23. But first, I need you to do me a favor......

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Response to Polybius (Original post)

Thu Jul 30, 2020, 03:06 PM

26. He could give me $1 million, I'd still vote his ass out.

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Response to Polybius (Original post)

Thu Jul 30, 2020, 04:16 PM

28. OK, more money for this suburban housewife to send to Joe Biden.

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Response to Polybius (Original post)

Thu Jul 30, 2020, 06:14 PM

29. I just want to get my check

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Response to Polybius (Original post)

Thu Jul 30, 2020, 07:21 PM

30. FUCK OFF trump.. you "love" yourself & are trying to buy

Votes

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