Day: December 29, 2020

Senate Blocks Quick Vote on $2,000 COVID-19 Stimulus Checks Increase, Will Look Into ‘Trump’s Request’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday that the Senate will address President Trump’s request to increase stimulus checks sent to Americans to $2,000 but did not commit to pushing the issue — as Sen. Bernie Sanders and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer each urged the body to put the House bill on $2,000 stimulus checks up for quick consideration. […]