Ellison + Lee on Jobless Benefits: “You’re going to hear rumors of drama…”

“You’re going to hear rumors of drama between now and the end of the week,” said Rep. Barbara Lee as she spoke on the growing probability the House will vote to cut unemployment benefits from 99 to 59 weeks this week.  There is also a provision to drug test the unemployed.  Members of the Progressive Caucus have offered a jobs plan and commented on jobs, the unemployed, the 99ers and how the country should be dealing with the jobs crisis. “We need to extend unemployment compensation,” said Lee. At the end of the second video below Rep. Keith Ellison comments as well.