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‘One more check is not enough’: 54 progressive Democrats urge Biden to add recurring direct payments to COVID-19 relief package

Over 50 progressive Democrats urged President Joe Biden on Thursday to consider sending recurring stimulus checks to Americans. The letter, signed by Reps. Ilhan Omar, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and others, doesn’t specify an amount, but the group has previously shown support for $US2,000. Biden has proposed a one-time direct payment of […]
‘One more check is not enough’: 54 progressive Democrats urge Biden to add recurring direct payments to COVID-19 relief package
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Democrats retook Senate control after the Georgia runoffs. Here’s the legislative manoeuvre they could use to get $2,000 stimulus checks to Americans and boost Obamacare — all without GOP support.

Democrats won control of the Senate on Tuesday, and it opens the door for Biden to accomplish more of his policy agenda. Among the measures include $US2,000 stimulus checks for Americans, which was shot down by Republicans. Reconciliation allows tax-and-spending legislation to be passed with a simple majority vote. Visit […]
Democrats retook Senate control after the Georgia runoffs. Here’s the legislative manoeuvre they could use to get $2,000 stimulus checks to Americans and boost Obamacare — all without GOP support.