Tag: mitch mcconnell


Mitch McConnell Blocks $2000 Checks For Working Class

A New Year, but same old action by the Republican-led Senate for the fourth day as they blocked a House-passed bill to increase the stimulus checks from $600 to $2,000 on Friday. Additionally, an attempt was made by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) to set up votes on the House bill and a competing proposal from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell […]


Schumer — Mitch Playing A ‘Stunt’ With COVID-19 Stimulus

Following Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-Ky.) scheduled coronavirus stimulus vote this week in the Senate, Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) has charged that Senator McConnell is playing a ‘stunt.’ McConnell’s scheduling of two stimulus votes this week includes a stand-alone Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) bill on Tuesday and a $500 billion package that Democrats rejected last month. However, Schumer […]