Rep. Al Green on White House $1T Stimulus Plan: Devil is in the Details


FILE - In this March 10, 2011 file photo, Rep. Al Green, D-Texas, listens during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Minorities _ Hispanics, women, blacks, Asians _ stand as the majority among House Democrats, giving them considerable clout in pushing for the most massive rewrite of the nation’s immigration laws in a generation. As the immigration fight shifted to the House, rank-and-file Democrats delivered a simple message to their party leader on Friday: If Republicans who call the shots make good on their promise to bring up single-issue legislation, we’ll only go along if it gets us to negotiations with the Senate. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
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The White House is offering a $700 dollar payment for each American in the next few weeks to offset financial burden during the coronavirus crisis.  There is much debate whether the package will make a dent into the financial pitfalls faced by low-wage workers, especially those in the hospitality, restaurant, and retail industries.

AURN’s April Ryan speaks with Congressman Al Green (D-TX) who is skeptical of an Administration plan that often ignores minority owned businesses, small businesses, and lower income earners.

Click ▶️ to listen to AURN Washington Bureau Chief April Ryan’s White House Report:

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