Wednesday, progressive “squad” member Ilhan Omar (D-MN) caused a stir by tweeting “cancel rent and mortgage payments.”
The tweet has been liked over 150k times with nearly 40k talking about it.
Omar added “You can read about my bill here”
You can read about my bill here ⬇️https://t.co/CDtLWUbCSr
— Ilhan Omar (@IlhanMN) December 3, 2020
Not everyone thought Omar’s plan was a good idea.
Here are some of the responses.
Better idea- cancel all payments to members of Congress.
— Mark Jacobs (@mr_markjacobs) December 3, 2020
Anything else? Free college, no rent or mortgages.
— David Knowles (@writerknowles) December 3, 2020
So who's going to pay the landlords? You?
— Sapphire ياقوت أزرق (@YaqutAzraq) December 3, 2020
Cancel paychecks for members of Congress.
— Mark Dice (@MarkDice) December 3, 2020
— Errol Webber (@ErrolWebber) December 3, 2020
You’re brilliant. Place the burden on landlords and the banks. How on planet earth did you get elected?
— Stan Mickus (@StanMickus) December 3, 2020