“This system simply can’t be reformed,” said Rep. Rashida Tlaib.
The bill would extend unemployment benefits that kept millions out of poverty last year until February of 2022.
“You can value Black life, or you can confirm Rahm Emanuel to an ambassadorship. Pick one,” wrote Rep. Jamaal Bowman.
Though many have lived in the U.S. for decades, Temporary Protected Status holders have few pathways to citizenship.
The Texas abortion ban gives “abusers & coercive partners a powerful new tool to intimidate,” Ocasio-Cortez pointed out.
The New York congresswoman said Abbott’s comment in the context of access to abortion comes out of “deep ignorance.”
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez panned the senator, pointing out his close ties to Exxon lobbyists.
The Progressive Caucus needs to vote against the infrastructure bill if it is decoupled from the budget-climate bill.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called the selection “deeply shameful” given the former Chicago mayor’s record.
Meanwhile, states have disbursed just 11 percent of the $46.5 billion in rental assistance from the federal government.