Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell blocked a move by Democratic leader Chuck Schumer to immediately vote on $ 2,000 stimulus checks.
Mitch McConnell refuses to have the Senate immediately vote on the $ 2,000 survival check. pic.twitter.com/5YIA1W8LE3
– Sarah Reese Jones (@PoliticusSarah) December 29, 2020
Schumer asked for an immediate Senate vote, saying, "Will the Senator amend his motion to include a motion for unanimous approval to include unanimous approval that the Senate proceed with the immediate consideration of hour 9051, one." Bill received from the House of Representatives? To increase the recovery discount to $ 2,000 per person, the invoice must be read and approved a third time. The request for re-examination is made and placed on the table without intervening action or debate.
McConnell also denied an instant vote request after the Senate overruled Trump's NDAA veto.
Although four Republican Senators support the $ 2,000 stimulus checks that would push the bipartisan passage to support bipartisan support in the House and support for Trump in the White House, Mitch McConnell refuses to budge and the embattled incumbent to give Republican Senators a lifeline in Georgia.
The American people need that help quickly, but Mitch McConnell is playing his usual games while ignoring the coast-to-coast suffering of millions.
McConnell's actions show Georgia voters why they need to give the Democrats control of the Senate in a week.
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Mr. Easley is the Founder / Senior Editor, White House Press Pool, and a Congressional Correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a bachelor's degree in political science. His thesis focused on public order with a specialization in social reform movements.
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