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Harris admits huge new welfare spending was part of the point of Covid relief

Republicans have been saying all along that the Covid relief bill was not so much about Covid relief.

Vice President Harris today admitted that part of the purpose was to establish a whole new child and childcare welfare program.

“This was the intentional purpose of the American rescue plan, which was to look at child care, to look at our child care workers, to look at our children, to bring them out of poverty,” Harris said in New Haven, Connecticut, on Friday. “And to do what has long been overlooked, which is to understand that our children – we cannot in public policy subordinate them, as you know, is because I guess they’re little people, little problems.”

They’ve snuck this in. Never let a crisis go to waste . . .