Plenty, I would think.
The House released the text of a massive 5,593-page package of legislation that combines pandemic relief with a bill to fund government operations just hours before lawmakers were set to cast their votes...
“We’re going to stay here until we finish tonight,” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told reporters earlier at the Capitol.Lawmakers from both parties complained about the push to vote with such little time to digest the contents of the sprawling piece of legislation.
“It’s not good enough to hear about what’s in the bill. Members of Congress need to see & read the bills we are expected to vote on,” Democratic Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said on Twitter.
Does anyone not agree with AOC in this regard? You can bet there will be special tax exemptions that will apply to corporations located in X county in Y state conducting Z business. This is the pig trough that has been filled with our tax dollars for generations.
Addendum: an answer from the Washington Post: Tucked into Congress’s massive stimulus bill: Tens of billions in special-interest tax giveaways.
Also: to emphasize how outrageously ridiculous this bill is, you have Republican Senator Ted Cruz agreeing with AOC:
“It’s ABSURD to have a $2.5 trillion spending bill negotiated in secret and then—hours later—demand an up-or-down vote on a bill nobody has had time to read,” he tweeted on Monday.