The package includes $1,400 direct payments for Americans and $300 weekly unemployment benefits, bringing the stimulus to $5 trillion over a year.
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 […]
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 […]