Bernie Sanders skips Senate procedural vote, talks with 'Squad' members on livestream instead

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Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., missed a crucial Senate vote Sunday to hold a livestream from his home in Burlington with “Squad” members Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., and Ilhan Omar, D-Minn. The Senate vote was to consider a $1.4 trillion “Phase Three” stimulus package meant to help businesses devastated by the downturn over the coronavirus outbreak. During his livestream, Sanders blasted the package proposed by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. CLICK HERE FOR FULL CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE “It is hard for me to believe that in the midst of this terrible crisis that we have a Senate Republican bill that would give the Trump administration a blank check to hand out corporate welfare to virtually any corporation in America, without conditions as to how they can protect workers in this country,” Sanders said. The Senate failed to move forward with the . . .

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