Mitch McConnell blocks Senate Democrats’ move to fast track $2000 Covid payments

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The Senate majority leader, Mitch McConnell, blocked an effort by Democrats to quickly increase coronavirus relief payments to US citizens from $600 to $2,000. Donald Trump demanded the raise on Tuesday, tweeting that Americans had ‘suffered enough’ from the Covid pandemic. But amid mounting pressure from fellow Republicans,  McConnell objected to a move by Chuck Schumer, the minority leader, to swiftly pass the measure

McConnell blocks initial Democratic effort for $2,000 Covid stimulus checks

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