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WATCH: Ted Cruz Pinpoints Dems' Strategy for Winning in November

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Posted: Jul 26, 2020 9:00 PM
WATCH: Ted Cruz Pinpoints Dems' Strategy for Winning in November

Source: AP Photo/Andrew Harnik

As Congress talks about a second Wuhan coronavirus stimulus payment and how to address the economy, Republicans and Democrats are divided on the best way to move forward. Democrats seem to think the answer to solving the unemployment crisis – which started only because the government asked people to stay home to help the medical system catch up – is to continually offer large unemployment checks. As it currently stands, those who are collecting unemployment are receiving $600 a week, something Republicans believe removes the incentive for Americans to get back to work.

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz (R) told "Face the Nation" host Margaret Brennan that the Democrats' real objective is to shut down the economy to give themselves a leg up in November. 

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