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Cal Thomas: What to cut? Plenty

President Biden has challenged those who oppose the Democrats’ $1.9 trillion bill disingenuously dubbed “COVID relief,” or the more deceitful “American Rescue Plan.”

“What would they have me cut?” he asks. Challenge accepted.

Even The Washington Post editorial board thinks the spending is too much and misdirected: “…concerns about the bill’s costs are growing across the political spectrum.”

With COVID-19 cases, hospital, with vaccines promised to be to the general public by July, and with possible coming soon, the best stimulus to the economy would be to open up businesses, allowing people to return to work while practicing health and safety measures.

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