Rand Paul Opposes McConnell’s Stimulus Package

The Louisville Courier Journal reports:

Casting himself in the role of Christmas Grinch, U.S. Sen. Rand Paul is chastising Democrats and Republicans alike who support a roughly $900 billion coronavirus relief package that officials argue is sorely needed to help the staggering economy.

Paul is opposing the new relief package and deriding Congress for handing out “free money” as the federal government’s national debt keeps climbing.

“This bill is free money for everyone,” he said in a speech on the Senate floor Monday afternoon. “And yet, if free money were the answer, if money really grew on trees, why not give more free money? Why not give it out all the time?