Thune says federal funding not free money

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – Between Congress and the Federal Reserve about $6 trillion has been spent and made available to patch up the sinking economy in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.

South Dakota Senator John Thune says it’s not free money.

Thune says the spending has to be focused on getting the economy restarted.

Thune says the federal debt and deficit are exploding.

House Democrats are already talking about another trillion-dollar plan aimed at revenue replacement for states and cities.