DONALD Trump ripped a "heartless" Nancy Pelosi and Democrats for "not wanting to send $1,200 stimulus checks to desperate Americans".
The President's claim came in a tweet Wednesday morning, as Democrats and Republicans continue a back-and-forth in trying to negotiate another emergency coronavirus package.
"Democrats are 'heartless'." Trump tweeted.
"They don’t want to give STIMULUS PAYMENTS to people who desperately need the money, and whose fault it was NOT that the plague came in from China," he claimed.
Trump added: "Go for the much higher numbers, Republicans, it all comes back to the USA anyway (one way or another!)."
The president's slam came after Democrats last week rejected a $500billion proposal.
Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer dubbed the bill as “fraudulent", and claimed it "is only intended to help vulnerable Republican Senators" in a statement.
Trump accused Democrats of rejecting the proposal because it would hurt his chances of getting reelected.
On Friday, Pelosi said she was "optimistic" about another stimulus deal – and blasted Trump as an "abomination."
"I do think that we should have an agreement," Pelosi told CNN of another package.
"That's what we all want… The fact is is that this is about our country and our future," Pelosi added.
The White House on Monday slammed Pelosi, as Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin accused Pelosi of "letting politics get in the way" of a deal.
A $3trillion package was passed in the House in May – but negotiations have come to a loggerheads.
Republicans proposed their own $1trillion plan, and the parties have since been in a back-and-forth over a deal.
In hopes of seeing more coronavirus relief, 50 centrist Democrats and Republicans proposed a $1.52trillion deal on Tuesday.
Part of the package would include $1,200 checks directly into the pockets of Americans.
During a call on Tuesday, Pelosi said she "wants the House to stay in session until a coronavirus deal is reached," a PBS News Hour journalist reported.
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