Grijalva, Pelosi Complain Of Crumbs, Heckled In Phoenix

Rep. Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Raul Grijalva in Phoenix to bash tax reform package in February 2018.

On Tuesday, Rep. Raul Grijalva, who represents the 8th poorest metropolitan area in the country, joined Rep. Nancy Pelosi in Phoenix to complain about the “crumbs” taxpayers have received as a result of the Trump Tax Reform package. According to a new poll from The New York Times, a majority of Americans now support the tax reform package.

Pelosi told attendees at the small gathering that was billed as a town hall that Republican leaders are planning to cut social services and entitlements to cover the cost of the reforms.

“These are kitchen table issues for America’s families,” said Pelosi. “Most people are not in dead ending poverty, but some are. Most people have to struggle to make ends meet.”

Immediately Terry Mendoza, of Mesa, shouted out, “How much are you worth, Nancy?” Pelosi responded, “No, we’re not talking about that.”

According to Heavy.com, “In 2014, Nancy reported between $43.4 million and $202 million in assets.” According to the Los Angeles Times, Pelosi and her husband “bring in between $15,001 and $50,000 in rent from a property she and her husband jointly-own in California. They also bring in about $50,000 in rent from a townhome in Norden, California.”

The popularity of the tax reform stems from the fact that more Americans are taking home more pay due to the reform measures.

The unemployment rate is high Grijalva’s district, which never recovered from his boycott of his own constituents due to the passage of a controversial immigration bill years ago. As a result, many people in his district, CD3, have not experienced the increase in home pay because they do not have jobs.

According to the Daily Caller, unlike Grijalva, “House Democrats have sought to distance themselves from Pelosi after she repeatedly dismissed the tax cut bill’s benefits to the working class as “crumbs.”

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