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Dianne Feinstein seeks to block aid to states without mask mandates

Posted on AllSides July 17th, 2020
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US Senate, coronavirus, face masks, federal aid, states

Federal COVID aid will get even more political if the Senate’s senior Democrat gets her way.

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, California Democrat, wants to use federal coronavirus relief to force every state to require the wearing of masks in public.

The Senate will take up the next coronavirus economic relief bill later this month. At that time, I intend to offer an amendment to prohibit sending funds to states that haven’t adopted a statewide mask requirement,” Ms. Feinstein said in a statement posted on her website.

Ms. Feinstein said there should...

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