House Republicans shoot down $2,000 stimulus checks sought by Trump. What’s next?

House Republicans shoot down $2,000 stimulus checks sought by Trump. What’s next?

What's next? Democrats in the House are expected to bring a bill increasing the second stimulus check amount to the floor on Monday for a vote.

"Democrats agree with the President, at least to the extent that we need to sign this bill now", stated the representative. "I will not approve this bill, which would put the interests of the Washington, D.C., establishment over those of the American people".

After months of partisan bickering, legislators late Monday finally approved a $900 billion stimulus package to help families and businesses struggling to survive the hit to the economy from the coronavirus before millions lose their benefits.

"If it comes to the Senate, he will vote to override the president's veto", she said Thursday.

Democrats tried to pass the bill by unanimous consent and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said there will be a recorded House vote on the proposal next week.

The rare Christmas Eve session of the House lasted just minutes, with help for millions of Americans awaiting Mr Trump's signature on the bill.

"Thus, Republicans will offer a unanimous consent request to revisit the State and Foreign Operations title of the Omnibus so that we can full address the concerns at hand", McCarthy said. Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue, who are fighting to keep their seats in Georgia's January 5 runoff elections, which will determine if Democrats or Republicans control the Senate, CNBC reported.

Donald Trump Jr. retweeted a post from his father from 2014- about a year before he officially announced his presidential run- that mocked Washington spending.

Sen. Roy Blunt of Missouri, a member of Senate Republican leadership, encouraged him to support the legislation. The $600 bonus payment the bill offers is half of what they received in the aid package in March.

In addition to King, Collins and Manchin, the senators who urged the president to sign the relief package include: Mitt Romney, R-Utah; Jeanne Shaheen D-New Hampshire; Maggie Hassan, D-New Hampshire; Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska; Rob Portman, R-Ohio; Dick Durbin, D-Illinois; Bill Cassidy, R-Louisiana; Mark Warner, D-Virginia; as well as Problem Solvers Caucus Co-Chairs, Reps. "Not Republicans. Not much of his White one..." "House Democrats appear to be suffering from selective hearing", he wrote in a letter to other House Republicans. The spending bill for the Department of Defense was part of the package approved by Congress on Monday, though Trump has not signed that package.

If a spending bill fails to pass, the U.S. government will enter a shutdown next week.

Earlier in the day, Hoyer said, "We're not going to let the government shut down", adding, "We are considering options and what steps we will take".

Democrats and Republicans have blocked each other's attempts to amend a vital $900bn (£665bn) stimulus package after President Donald Trump sent it back to Congress demanding changes. Trump had railed against wasteful foreign spending in his comments earlier this week, although his own budget proposal had included the provisions he singled out for criticism.

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