The bill does seem to spend a lot of money not tackling the coronavirus crisis which is likely why Massie is upset.
President TrumpDONALD JOHN TRUMPDefense industrial base workers belong at home during this public health crisisMaduro pushes back on DOJ charges, calls Trump 'racist cowboy'House leaders hope to vote Friday on coronavirus stimulusMORE on Friday blasted Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.) as a “grandstander” and called for him to be jettisoned from the Republican Party amid growing anticipation the lawmaker would object to the $2 trillion coronavirus relief package poised to be voted on by the House.
“Looks like a third rate Grandstander named @RepThomasMassie, a Congressman from, unfortunately, a truly GREAT State, Kentucky, wants to vote against the new Save Our Workers Bill in Congress,” Trump wrote in a pair of tweets Friday morning.
“He just wants the publicity. He can’t stop it, only delay, which is both dangerous … & costly.”
Trump acknowledged that his administration had to make some “stupid” concessions in negotiations with Democrats to get a deal on legislation to help American workers and businesses impacted by the coronavirus.