Republicans Who Assailed Biden’s Stimulus Bill Are Embracing the Money

Posted on AllSides December 15th, 2021
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politics, stimulus, Governors
Cooper Neill for The New York Times

At her annual budget address this month, Gov. Kristi Noem, Republican of South Dakota, blamed President Biden’s economic policies for rising prices, derided the “giant handout” of federal stimulus funds and suggested that she had considered refusing the money over ideological objections.

But like many Republican officials, Ms. Noem has found it hard to say no to her state’s share of the $1.9 trillion pandemic relief aid that Democrats passed along party lines in March.

Ms. Noem explained to fellow legislators how critical those federal funds were to South Dakota and outlined...

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