Alexander Ocasio-Cortez criticized Mitch McConnell for allowing the Senate to adjourn without an agreement on the Coronavirus Relief Act.
Democratic representative Ocasio Cortez said in a House hearing on Friday that Mr. McConnell’s Senate majority leader is “abandoning our people.”
"One or two days ago, Senator McConnell, the majority leader of the Senate, decided to remove the Senate." Ms. Ocasio-Cortez said.
"The Senate, because there are thousands of people in Texas waiting for food. He broke the Senate, and hospitals no longer have beds to accommodate patients. He broke the Senate, disbanded the Senate, and 30 million Americans On the verge of bankruptcy. Deportation.
"In order to break the Senate, we are abandoning our people.
So far, Democratic and Republican lawmakers have failed to reach an agreement on further legislative relief aimed at helping Americans survive the pandemic.
Democr ats proposed a $2.2 trillion (1.7 Trillion pounds), while the Republicans proposed a much smaller $500 billion plan, but all parties rejected it.
Ms. Ocasio Cortes added: "He The Senate is dismissed every day. When we return to the community, people ask us: "Where can it help? Will there be a second stimulus check? Will we get the resources we need?
"The Senate considers itself the deepest deliberations Proud of one of the institutions. They abandoned them.
The original Care Act passed in March provided Americans with a one-off Columbia University study that showed a total of $1,200 and an increase of $600 in unemployment benefits each week.
Funding put about 18 million Americans in poverty from April, but by September, that number dropped to only 4 million.
Ms. Ocasio-Cortez accused McConnell of allowing senators to rest on Thanksgiving, warning " The people are hungry" and show "unreasonable leadership".
"We treat their needs as "blue" State needs', or depending on the bailout plan of the political party you voted for. No party when hungry. There is no party for the disease.
Prior to the November 3 general election, Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin tried but failed to agree on a rescue plan. It is not clear whether negotiations will resume. Coronavirus infections continue to increase across the United States. Currently, there are an average of more than 1,300 Covid-19 deaths in the country every day, which is the highest daily average since May.
Since the outbreak in March, The United States has recorded more than 12 million cases of the virus, resulting in more than 250,000 deaths, the highest death toll in the world.
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