The House of Representatives committee responds to Elon Musk: “Thank you billionaire, your opinion is noted”

The House Ways and Means Committee responded to Elon muskElon Reeve MuskHillicon Valley: Feds Warn Hackers Attacking Critical Infrastructure | Twitter exploring subscription service | Bill Would Give Power To DHS Cyber ​​Agency Citation Twitter Says Hackers Probably Gained Direct Messages From 36 Users In Last Week’s Attack from Austin for the new B MORE car plant on Friday after the billionaire criticized Congress’ attempt to pass yet another coronavirus stimulus package.

“Another government stimulus package is not in the best interest of the people [in my opinion]”the Tesla CEO tweeted earlier Friday.

In response, the Democratic-controlled committee tweeted a popular meme format that says “Thank you, billionaire, your opinion is noted.”

A new stimulus package has been the primary focus for Senate Republicans since the House returned to session this week, but the Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellSenate GOP Criticizes Coronavirus Package To Pelosi Next Week, McConnell Announces John Lewis Lying In State Overnight Defense: Senate Passes Annual Defense Policy Act That Caused Trump’s Veto Threat | The military has considered two exemptions for transgender troops since the MORE ban (R-Ky.) He noted Thursday that the bill would not be presented until next week.

“The administration has requested additional time to review the details, but we will present this proposal early next week. In principle, we have an agreement on the form of this package,” McConnell said from the Senate.

Both parties have indicated that they want an agreement by the end of next week, when the unemployment benefits promoted by the CARES Act of March expire.

Despite multiple aid packages, the country’s economy is still in bad shape. Last week’s Department of Labor data indicated that 1.4 million Americans applied for unemployment insurance last week, the first time the number has increased since March. About 32 million Americans are unemployed due to the economic consequences of the pandemic, with a national unemployment rate of just over 11 percent.

Other hot topics surrounding the bill are another round of stimulus controls, more funding for state and local governments, and more money for the country’s schools as they seek to reopen in some way in the coming weeks.