In case anyone in the world is unaware, Iran is the world’s leading state sponsor of terrorism. That’s why I found it odd that nobody on the left threw a flag when Obama sent them billions of dollars in cash. But, that was Obama and he got away with a lot worse than that.
However, Diane Feinstein (D-CA) has come out in support of a $5 Billion dollar plan to fund Iran during this outbreak.
“I am disappointed to see reports that your administration intends to block Iran from receiving $5 billion in humanitarian aid from the IMF to combat the coronavirus pandemic,” Feinstein wrote in a letter dated Thursday to President Trump.
Officials say they are worried that Iran will simply divert the money to their economy and whatever else they want to fund instead of giving that money to help the people of Iran.
Ted Cruz demolished Feinstein for coming out in support of Iran while simultaneously blocking a relief bill for small businesses in the United States, as the Daily Wire reports.
“The Ayatollah leads chants of ‘death to America.’ He pledges to destroy America, which he calls ‘the Great Satan.’ And Senate Dems want to send him millions???” Cruz tweeted. “At the EXACT SAME TIME, Senate Dems are blocking desperately need relief to small businesses in America.”
As another example of Democrats making this crisis an opportunity for partisan bills they couldn't otherwise pass, they refused the bill and decided to include money for specific groups of people and lenders in their own offering.
Pelosi responded to an accusation of using this crisis as an opportunity:
“everything is an opportunity.” This was an “opportunity” to address “disparities” she suggested are plaguing the country.
As if it wasn't obvious before at least we don't have to pontificate the obvious point. She just admitted she sees this crisis as a political opportunity and that's exactly how she's leveraging it. November will likely remember this time.