by Brandon Butler
Unemployment aid lapses as Trump plays golf 12/26/2020

Alan Rappeport for The New York Times:

Expanded unemployment benefits were set to lapse for millions of struggling Americans on Saturday, a day after President Trump expressed more criticism of a $900 billion pandemic relief bill that was awaiting his signature and would extend them.

On Saturday morning, Mr. Trump expressed further misgivings about the legislation that awaited his signature, but he still offered no hints on his plans.

The bill wasn’t perfect, but it had “overwhelming bipartisan support” from Congress, so why the hold up? It’s one thing to have a president that takes violent actions against his country’s own citizens for a photo op; it’s another to have a president who’s so unpredictable and mentally unstable that nobody knows what tomorrow will look like.

Just 25 days…