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Democrats sought bipartisanship and got it — just not the way they intended.

The only bipartisan vote in the House or the Senate was against the $1.9 trillion bill that spends just 9% on COVID relief. Congress has passed five bipartisan relief bills since the beginning of the pandemic. This bill is the first strictly partisan package.

Now, House Democrats are saying the quiet part out loud: their $1.9 trillion relief bill is actually a liberal wishlist full of wasteful and unnecessary spending.

Rep. Tom Suozzi (NY-3) admitted: “There’s some waste in there, there’s no question there’s some waste in there.”

Democrat Budget Chairman Rep. John Yarmuth (KY-3) admitted: “One of the common arguments: this bill needs to be more targeted because people will be getting the money who really don’t need it and states and cities that really don’t need it who will get it – that’s undeniably true.”

Rep. Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) told CNN “no, I’m not comfortable” that this bill includes “embarrassing” spending on liberal pet projects.

And finally, Rep. Jared Golden (ME-2) said in a statement after voting against this bill, “I won’t support trillions more in funding that is poorly targeted or in many cases not necessary at this moment in time.”

House Republicans agree with these honest statements by House Democrats. That’s why Leader McCarthy called out the $2 trillion Pelosi Payoff point blank: “Stop calling it a ‘COVID relief’ bill.”

Here’s why. The Pelosi Payoff includes:

This bill is not only just the most expensive single bill ever passed — it is the most expensive boondoggle ever passed.