McConnell Blocks $2,000 Stimulus Checks (For Now…)

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blocked passage of $2,000 COVID-19 stimulus checks on Tuesday.

At present, it is unclear whether McConnell will allow a floor vote on the bill.

The President had requested an increase in stimulus checks from $600 to $2000 last week as part of a contingency to sign off on lawmakers’ $2.3 trillion spending package.

- Advertisement -

The House, with 44 republicans, passed the bill with the increased checks. The checks would be means tested with those making more than $75,000 not qualifying for the assistance.

Developing.

- Advertisement -

Related Articles

Stay Connected

165,115FansLike
709,565FollowersFollow
41,600SubscribersSubscribe
- Advertisement -

Latest Articles

  • https://chrt.fm/track/23284G/traffic.omny.fm/d/clips/5e27a451-e6e6-4c51-aa03-a7370003783c/d93acfd6-a015-4c06-8697-ad42013d1e7d/a3d19ac6-dc96-485b-826d-ae80002084cd/audio.mp3