Mitt Romney is the first Republican to come out in support of a basic universal income. Romney wants to pass it and have all Americans receive 1,000$ a month while we are dealing with the Corona virus.
Utah Sen. Mitt Romney has a plan he thinks can help: Give every adult in the US $1,000.
“Every American adult should immediately receive $1,000 to help ensure families and workers can meet their short-term obligations and increase spending in the economy,” a press release from Romney said Monday. “Congress took similar action during the 2001 and 2008 recessions. While expansions of paid leave, unemployment insurance, and SNAP benefits [the program formally known as food stamps] are crucial, the check will help fill the gaps for Americans that may not quickly navigate different government options.”