MSNBC host Chris Hayes unleashed a long rant at moderate Senate Democrats for committing the equivalent of a political own-goal, for demanding the Biden administration pare back who would be eligible to receive Covid relief.
During his Tuesday night show, the liberal host offered a lengthy reaction to the news that the White House had agreed to a compromise with Senators Joe Manchin (WV), Jeanne Shaheen (NH), and Kyrsten Sinema (AZ) that would lower the income cutoffs of those who could qualify for direct payments in the American Rescue Plan.
“Why on Earth would you take steps to make it less effective and less popular?!” a confounded Hayes began. “And yet today that is exactly what senate Democrats were insisting on.”
By lowering the annual income phase out