Trump to Use Act from 1974 to Gut Wasteful Spending in Attempt to Boost Stimulus Checks

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President Trump is looking to use the Impoundment Control Act of 1974 to cut wasteful government spending in an attempt to boost stimulus payments to Americans.

According to The Daily Wire:

President Donald Trump announced on Sunday evening that he was signing the coronavirus stimulus package and the government spending bill, and that he will use the Impoundment Control Act of 1974 in an attempt to get Congress to drop what he called “wasteful spending” in order to get them to boost the coronavirus stimulus checks up to the levels that he demanded last week.

“As President of the United States, it is my responsibility to protect the people of our country from the economic devastation and hardship that was caused by the China Virus,” Trump said. “I understand that many small businesses have been forced to close as a result of harsh actions by Democrat-run states. Many people are back to work, but my job is not done until everyone is back to work.”

“Fortunately, as a result of my work with Congress in passing the CARES Act earlier this year, we avoided another Great Depression. Under my leadership, Project Warp Speed has been a tremendous success, my administration and I developed a vaccine many years ahead of wildest expectations, and we are distributing these vaccines, and others soon coming, to millions of people,” he continued. “As President, I have told Congress that I want far less wasteful spending and more money going to the American people in the form of $2,000 checks per adult and $600 per child.”

Trump said that he would sign the bill along with making many rescissions under the Impoundment Control Act (ICA), which allows the president to “impound funds when he transmits a ‘special message’ in accordance with the ICA,” the U.S. Government Accountability Office explains. “Upon sending the message, amounts proposed for rescission (that is, for permanent cancellation) may be impounded for a period of 45 days of continuous congressional session.”

The House is expected to vote Monday to increase payments from $600 to $2,000. Trump stated a family of four would receive $5,200.

      1. You will have nothing under dementia Joe. America will stand up against your fraud. We will remember who did this in the senate and Congress.

      2. Hey numbnuts, gotta love thyself before you can love everyone else. Everyone knows that.

        Dementia Joe only loves Dementia Joe! Bidens’ first, screw the citizens is his modus operandi.

      1. I don’t believe he is an ex-president but I do believe, for me, you are an ex-know-it-all, because I have you on ignore as you are ignorant.

      2. Not yet.
        Obama is rarely called ex-president. Since he’s about to start his third term, poorly veiled as Biden’s, he’s on the late night shows where they still call him President Obama.

      3. Albert I hope you like living under a socialist government. Income tax at 40% that is almost half of your paycheck if you even have a job. Or are you just another welfare leech.

      1. With the name Albert, if it is actually real, then one could devise that “Poor Albert” is over 40. If so, he has chosen to be a foolish nuisance who probably does not have many friends or people who think he is actually relevant in any way. So what else can he do with all his idle time but be what he is,…a minute fraction of an honest person.
        And for “Poor Albert” ….aren’t you pleased to be on a conservative site where you can spew out your liberal nonsense and not be cancelled or censored like how truthful conservative viewpoints are on your side ! Nice isn’t it ?

    1. The men fought the revolutionary war were desperate for freedom from tyranny. The socialism that slo jo is promoting should make us all desperate.

  1. Trump is the real Boss Man President!
    He is not like some of these fly by night republican back stabbers.
    America First all the way for the people.
    Keep up the good work Mr. President!

  2. Sorry to disillusion you, but thr act to which the article refers does not enable the President to take any unilateral action. It was, in fact, passed by Congress during the Nixon administration in order to restrict the power of the President. Any recission, etc. must be submitted to and approved by Congress.

    1. hey jo we will see about that.every one including some rep/s have thrown in there towels.. to go home for xmas. shame on those rinos. and the loon dems./ but all in congress are getting there 4000 dollar raises. as of jan. great raise for bashing our pres. at every turn.for over 4 yrs..a extra 335 dollars monthly.sin full

    2. I cannot imagine any excuse Congress could come up with that would make suffering Americans agree to taking nothing while the Democrats use the bulk of the money for their pet projects and for foreign aid at a time when Americans by the millions are at the edge of starvation while some of our political leaders are awarding themselves pay increases as they are doing in California. The nerve if these people.

  3. They don’t come better than Trump. He helps America not just for himself like the Democrats. He gives his check away to a good cause and doesn’t use it to buy a multimillion dollar mansion like one previous president I remember who talked a good line for the ” little people” but did nothing for them. It’s what one does that counts, not what one says.

    1. JOKE BIDEN will ruin all the good things President Trump has done. Biden hasn’t got the brains to run a chicken coop, much less a country!


    1. Joe is an empty suite and the Dems are in a huddle right now, planning to put him in a nursing home and to replace him with BLM Harris, as was the plan all along, and then they will paint your house and life GREEN! If you didn’t figure that out early then you’re too stupid to be alive!

  5. A president that loves the American people, and does everything he can do to help us, while these radical,liberal,socialist,marxist,dumbocraps do everything they can to screw the american people. Quit sending all this money overseas, when it’s needed here, quit paying members of congress, until they gets something done,these worthless,incompetent,politicians shuoldn’t be payed for mouth, service, for doing nothing. Start term limits, some of these dinosaurs, been around to long, and they have become stupid as we all can see.Time to clean house in the house and the senate, we vote these liars in, and they turn around and screw us, and make things worse.

  6. Reallyt to bad any democrat that voted for Biden can get any stimulus money! They do not deserve it! Trump is looking out for the Americazn people including those foolish dems that worship satin! Wish those foools could be eliminated!

  7. I figured out the brilliance of this, if you leave, at least you gave us $ that leaves them less to give or take away! If you get to stay (please God)) you can erase everything and we got a stimulus check without having to use the swamp to get it! You are a genius!

  8. Albert, you now have joined a rather large crowd of people I have come across on chat boards over the years and you now are officially notified that “The Village called! Their idiot is missing!”


  10. Suggestion. All of us that don’t really need the money, let’s donate half or all of it to President Trump’s reelection campaign.

  11. Remove Congress Stop their pay They have done nothing to receive it now they want a raise . Not if we get a vote on this raise .

  12. President Trump will go down in History as the Greatest World Leader ever. No President was ever subjected to such misinformation, demonization, ridicule and evil attempts to delegitimize his Presidency. But God has empowered him, strengthened him, protected him and loved him. Amen In God we trust Amen <3


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