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Sen. Mike Lee says continued federal COVID-19 aid is “throwing gasoline on the fire” of inflation

Salt Lake Tribune

Cover picture for the articleUtah Sen. Mike Lee on Thursday lauded the state’s recent decision to stop paying higher jobless benefits, arguing that federal coronavirus relief dollars are now damaging the economy rather than helping it. “With this latest round of government spending coming in right now, it’s kind of like throwing — not...