Per NBC News “the Senate parliamentarian dealt a potentially lethal blow Thursday to Democrats’ drive to hike the minimum wage, deciding that the cherished progressive goal must fall from a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill.”
President Joe Biden he was “disappointed” with the outcome but respected the ruling according to White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki.
Rep Jim Jordan tweeted Friday “Even if Democrats raised the minimum wage, it wouldn’t be helpful because they won’t let you go back to work.”
Even if Democrats raised the minimum wage, it wouldn’t be helpful because they won’t let you go back to work.
— Rep. Jim Jordan (@Jim_Jordan) February 26, 2021
The same day, House Speaker Pelosi vowed “as a matter of values, I can just say, we will not rest until we pass the $15 minimum wage.”
— The Hill (@thehill) February 26, 2021
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Author: Paul Goldberg
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