On Sunday, White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows pointed the finger at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi as the reason why Americans haven’t received a second stimulus check as part of a federally-funded coronavirus aid package.
Republicans and Democrats resumed talks this week over a stalled COVID-19 aid package that many hope will include a second stimulus check.
U.S. citizens, permanent residents and qualifying resident aliens are eligible for the Economic Impact Payment.
The Texas Senator says his bill will cut taxes and “job-killing regulations,” which would include tax breaks to companies that rehire employees, would reportedly help get kids back to school safely and would possibly expand COVID-19 testing.
Second stimulus checks: Democratic leadership rejects bipartisan proposal with $1,200 direct payments
A set of powerful Democratic committee chairs swung against the proposal that includes $1,200 checks saying it “leaves too many needs unmet”
The IRS is sending letters to people who haven’t filed a return for either 2018 or 2019.
Even though President Donald Trump and other Republican leaders have expressed support for stimulus checks, the direct payments weren’t included in a slimmed-down, $500 billion proposal.
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The idea of a second round of $1,200 stimulus checks has bipartisan support, with Trump even saying the amount could go higher.
WASHINGTON (CNN) — Democrats and the Trump administration have not yet come together to successfully negotiate a new stimulus bill. White House chief of staff Mark Meadows tweeted out to Democrats on Saturday, saying, “if you really want to help Americans, how about passing relief for small businesses and unemployment assistance ALONG with postal funding?” Congressional Democratic […]
Trump says Congress should redirect $300 billion in unused coronavirus pandemic relief funds for a second direct payment to Americans in need.
Republican leadership pitched the idea of renewing negotiations on a wide-ranging coronavirus aid package that would likely include a second round of stimulus checks.