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Senate Democrats To Try To Go $2,000 Stimulus Checks

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Senate Democratic Chief Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) introduced that Senate Democrats will try and go $2,000 stimulus checks.

Schumer tweeted:

Schumer goes to make Republicans object and block $2,000 stimulus checks just a little greater than per week earlier than crucial Senate runoff elections in Georgia.

Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA) said on Sunday that he opposes $2,000 stimulus checks, so it might not be shocking if Mitch McConnell despatched Toomey out to take the bullet for his social gathering. Sen. Toomey is retiring and never working for reelection in 2022, so he has nothing to lose by wanting like a heartless jerk who is obstructing assist for thousands and thousands of individuals in the course of a pandemic.

Senate Republicans blocked $1,200 stimulus checks, so it’s a certainty that they may object and block $2,000 checks. It’s horrible political optics that undoes the parable that Loeffler and Perdue in Georgia delivered pandemic support to the folks of Georgia.

Schumer and the Democrats won’t get the extra stimulus this week, but when they play their playing cards proper that would win the Georgia runoffs and management of the Senate.

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