While the US public was forced to grovel for months for a $600 direct payment, the same piece of legislation pumps billions of dollars into “democracy programs” — US government code for regime-change operations via civil society NGOs — and foreign military assistance. The measly $600 survival checks pale in comparison to the massive foreign spending on regime change and titanic allocations to prop up US-friendly authoritarian militaries.
Financial disclosure records reviewed by The Daily Poster show Johnson and his wife own a limited liability corporation, which is the kind of pass through entities that were targeted for tax cuts by Johnson’s 2017 legislation. Their LLC owns an industrial building in Oshkosh, Wisc., that is worth between $5 million and $25 million and generated as much as $1 million in income last year.
Michael Linden, executive director of the Groundwork Collaborative, noted on Twitter following Johnson’s objection that “another round of stimulus checks at $1,200 would be roughly 1/7 of the size of the Trump tax cuts which Senator Johnson happily supported.”
President Donald Trump was talked out of calling for $2,000 direct payments to Americans because it might’ve derailed fragile relief talks between Republicans and Democrats, The Washington Post reported.
Military officials said the voluntary nature of the immunizations could change as time goes on and the FDA fully licenses a vaccine.
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