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

Schumer tweeted:

Schumer goes to make Republicans object and block $2,000 stimulus checks slightly greater than per week earlier than vital 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 stunning if Mitch McConnell despatched Toomey out to take the bullet for his celebration. Sen. Toomey is retiring and never operating for reelection in 2022, so he has nothing to lose by trying like a heartless jerk who is obstructing assist for thousands and thousands of individuals in the midst of a pandemic.

Senate Republicans blocked $1,200 stimulus checks, so it’s a certainty that they’ll 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 may not 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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