Pelosi, Schumer accuse Trump of handling money for FBI headquarters himself
Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiBarbara Comstock: If Trump were to disappear, there wouldn’t be many Republicans in the search group GOP house fights mask, metal detector fines Democrats plot next move after GOP sinks January 6th. (D-Calif.) And Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerChuck SchumerGillibrand Says Schumer Should Submit Military Sexual Assault Bill to Vote NY, NJ Rail Bill Gets Key Federal Approval Senate votes to move China bill forward after Schumer concludes a PLUS agreement (DN.Y.) Monday accused President TrumpDonald TrumpBarbra Streisand: Republicans ‘Want Authoritarian State’ DOJ Adds Four Defendants to Oath Keepers Conspiracy Case JD Vance Appears as Wildcard in Ohio Senate Primary GOP PLUS to do personal business by urging Senate Republicans to include in their coronavirus relief proposal $ 1.75 billion to rebuild the FBI headquarters on Pennsylvania Avenue in downtown Washington.
Democrats suspect Trump is pushing for money to rebuild FBI headquarters in downtown DC so he doesn’t leave his 9th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue space and leave real estate open first rate which could be occupied by a new hotel. that would pose serious competition to the Trump International Hotel across the street.
“They don’t have money for food stamps, but they have money for an FBI building just so they can decrease competition for the president’s hotel,” Pelosi told reporters after meeting with the secretary. to the Treasury. Steven mnuchinSteven Mnuchin Democrats vindicated in GOP filibuster, says Schumer Yellen provides signature for paper money Biden’s name will not appear on stimulus checks, White House says READ MORE and Chief of Staff of the White House Mark MeadowsMark MeadowsTrump Works With Gingrich On Political Agenda: Boehner Report Finally Calls Him As He Sees Stephen Miller Launching Group To Challenge Democrats’ Policies Through Lawsuits READ MORE Monday evening.
Pelosi later told reporters that Trump wanted to renovate the FBI headquarters on Pennsylvania Avenue “so that no one can build a hotel across the street” from the Trump International Hotel.
Schumer also rang the president about the trust.
“They managed to get enough money for $ 2 billion for the FBI headquarters that benefits the Trump Hotel, and they say they don’t have any money for food aid. What the hell is going on? “Said Schumer.
“We just found out that was where we read it,” he said, describing the surprise to find the FBI provision buried in the GOP proposal.
Pelosi and Schumer asked senior White House officials about the reconstruction of the FBI headquarters during the meeting.
Even Senate Republicans did not seem excited to add money for a new FBI seat at a time when they tried to keep out of the way provisions not directly related to the pandemic response.
Majority leader in the Senate Mitch mcconnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnell Barbara Comstock: If Trump were to disappear, there wouldn’t be many Republicans in Gillibrand research group: “ Only six strong souls ” voted with Senate Democrats on January 6 Commission How Trump Could have an impact on the 2022 outlook of the GOP PLUS (R-Ky.) Told reporters at a press conference earlier Monday that he was unaware that the money for the FBI headquarters was included.
“You will have to ask them why they insisted on being included,” he said, pointing reporters to the White House.
Asked why the special reserve for the FBI was included in the Republican proposal, the chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee Richard shelbyRichard Craig ShelbyBiden Releases T-Budget Projecting Decade of Trillion-Dollar Deficits Drama Scrambles China’s Schumer Overnight Defense Bill: Groups Use Afghanistan Withdrawal to Push for Budget Cuts defense | Confederate Name Change Effort Could Affect “Hundreds” of Military Assets | Progressives see ‘historic’ moment to change US-Israel relations READ MORE (R-Ala.) Told reporters: “Good question.”
“It’s a proposal from the administration to go with the FBI. They need a new FBI building. It’s not safe to work, and they’re talking about reducing it anyway, ”he said.
But the senior GOP lawmaker admitted that the “link” between the pandemic and the need for a new FBI headquarters was a “stretch.”