Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Mississippi) tweeted the benefits of President Joe Biden‘s American Rescue Plan hours after it passed for the second time in the House of Representatives. Wicker said, “Independent restaurant operators have won $28.6 billion worth of targeted relief.”

Wicker had voted ‘no’ for the American Rescue Plan in the Senate, just days earlier.

Wicker received a storm of responses laying out the hypocrisy of commending a bill after voting to kill it. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Michigan), who voted ‘yes’ for the stimulus both times in the House, responded to Wicker saying, “Too many have closed & many more are suffering. Just happy we got them help today despite his objections.”

President Joe Biden said in a speech after the Senate passed the American Rescue Plan that his bill is supported by economists and regular Americans “right, left and center,” and that a “vast majority” of those economists believe it will actually help the American economy grow.

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