NEW - I understand that key trade unions Unison, USDAW and GMB have not yet all agreed to back the plans. Source says "it'll be tight" and a lot of lobbying going on between now and when these proposals got to NEC later this morning.
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Sen. Ron Johnson objected to my bill to provide $1,200 to working families and $500 for kids because he's "worried" about the deficit. Funny. He wasn't so worried about the deficit when he voted to give $1 trillion in tax breaks to the 1% and large corporations. What hypocrisy!
This week, Republicans objected to giving workers $1,200 checks to pay rent and feed their families. Why? “The deficit.” They didn’t care about the deficit when they passed $2 trillion in tax cuts for big corporations and millionaires. The biggest deficit is in their values.