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Newsom says federal government has ’ethical obligation’ to send states funding

Newsom says federal government has ’ethical obligation’ to send states funding

California Gov. Newsom said that the $54B budget deficit the state is facing is a direct result of the impact from the pandemic and not because of existing financial troubles. He said the federal lawmakers have a ’moral’ and ’ethical’ obligation to provide relief to states amid the pandemic. ’ We’re not looking for charity. It is incumbent upon the federal govt to help support these states.’

atlas shrugged
atlas shrugged 4 months

Newsom is a petulant child: "You have to keep giving me money. It's none of your business how I'll spend it."

FirstCensorshipThenJail 4 months

If you want communism fund it yourself.

edwin 4 months

Funny, California has a bigger economy than Texas and higher taxes, so how is it Texas runs at a surplus usually, but California keeps digging a deficit hole?

Bryan_with_a_why 4 months

The citizens of California have an "ethical obligation" to replace their governor and any other government agent who thinks the Bill of Rights are optional. Oh, and the citizens of every other state and federal government as well. It's up to US to drain the swamp, not politicians.

Stephen 4 months

You broke it, you buy it, bud.

Matthew 4 months

Ummm no, your budget deficit is not because of this virus. It is because CA, like all leftist havens, spend more than they can afford on bad social programs. That is your fault, fix it yourself. (Hint driving companies like Tesla away will not help.)

Akidwithaclub 4 months

Lol, Newsom sucks at running California

Pedro Rodriguez
Pedro Rodriguez 4 months

Hey governor, don't we have the world's fifth largest economy? Surely Feinstein and Harris didn't leisurely give it all to the feds.

Robert 4 months

Newsom you have the moral obligation to clean up your own mess that you made of California. Pre-corona, California was already broken financially thanks to your incompetence, now you demand the goverment to bail the state out, clean up your mess and line your pockets. I'm a Californian and I hope they give you the "bird" for trying to take advantage of a crisis, and I will definitely remember your ass in November.

Fatman in Paradise
Fatman in Paradise 4 months

It has...if the state mismanaged it then what's the fed going to do about it?

David 4 months

Talks so tough but runs back to daddy Donald when time gets har dand he needs some cash.

FourAncientWhiteElephants 4 months

A leftist thinking they're owed government handouts, what else is new? How about this, let Californians go back to work and get on with their lives and generate some tax revenue, then stop giving money to junkies, slackers, and illegal immigrants. I bet that helps.

bobby_5150 4 months

I think Gorgeous Gavin has an ethical obligation to let the federal government audit Calunicornia if he wants federal relief.

SomeGuyWhoDoesThings 4 months

The federal government has a moral obligation to tell California to shove it. They’ve been overspending for decades and the rest of the country should not be footing the bill for California’s welfare state.

Matt 4 months

They screwed up their own state and don't cooperate with ice and still want federal funds to save their stupid asses think we'd all be better off just building a wall around commiefornia and letting them have their own failed nation

Jack 4 months

Get rid of federal taxes then if they’re useless..

Rburgoxd 4 months

I mean he has a point it is "ETHICAL" to give supports to those who are strugling, but It is not moraly correct to bail out someone else without repriminding the individual or leaving him to the same again and again and again.

AgentStepford 4 months

I really don't know what the posters thus far think Trump's job is supposed to be. Trump told The States to look anywhere but his Administration for coordination and strategy. Trump must think FEMA stands for "Fleece Everyone's Medical Attainment". Trump had FEMA poach PPE and ventilators from frontline Blue States. Which he then gave to low demand Purple States.

Jim 4 months

Looks like states are broke the national debt is in orbit, blaming either party is correct as the song goes welcome to the machine, it never worked. Take a side or take a seat the ride is asleep. Be nice to people it’s contagious. Best JG

Scott Hallinan
Scott Hallinan 4 months

This would imply that Trump even knows what ethics means

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