The conspiracy theorist lawmaker gets a basic lesson in civics during a tense House floor exchange.
"She’s off to college in the fall, and this strengthens our bond,” said the Connecticut Democrat.
The bill instead includes expanded tax credits for businesses that offer paid leave. Advocates are turning their sights toward the next recovery package.
The proposal contrasts sharply with the stance of Republicans, who want to shield employers from coronavirus-related lawsuits.
“Taxpayer dollars should never be used to subsidize corrupt, foreign-owned corporations," Democratic Rep. Rosa DeLauro wrote to Sonny Perdue.
This health care plan from two liberal Democrats is starting to get more attention.
The Family Act, introduced by Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Rep. Rosa DeLauro, will probably pass in the House. It faces a rocky path in the Senate, though.
Rep. Rosa DeLauro attacked the secretary over her decision, and DeVos struggled to respond.
Rep. DeLauro (D-Conn.) grilled Education Secretary Betsy DeVos about her stance on predatory loan servicers.