WATCH: Senator Durbin Admits DEMOCRATS Turned Down COVID Relief; “An Election Was Coming”

Earlier this week, socialist Senator Bernie Sanders admitted to CNN’s Jake Tapper that it was the Democrats who turned down the White House’s $1.8 trillion stimulus deal in the weeks leading up to the election.

Now, another Democrat has concurred.

While also speaking to far-left host Jake Tapper, Senator Dick Durbin hinted that because the 2020 election was right around the corner, Democrats needed extra leverage.

“Senator Bernie Sanders said Democrats turned down a deal from the White House for $1.8 trillion because Schumer and Pelosi wanted $2.2 trillion. Now you’re looking at a compromised deal of about half of what the White House offered, $908 billion…we don’t even know if we’re going to be able to see that passed,” Tapper said.

“Looking back was it a mistake for Pelosi & Schumer to turn down $1.8 trillion?”, asked the far-left host.

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There was some exuberance involved because an election was coming“, Durbin began. 

“They were both bidding one another and try to find some common ground. they didn’t reach that point, but to return to those pre-election days and political sentiments, it’s very difficult,”

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