His amendment, if approved, would have raised the stimulus checks of $10,000 for individuals and $20,000 for married couples and remove 10 agenda items from the legislation. Among the items was funding for the arts, federal and corporate transit projects, foreign aid, and “vaccine confidence activities.”
A Republican representative highlighted what he deemed to be unnecessary items in the coronavirus relief package with a measure that would have given Americans $10,000 in stimulus checks.
The Democrat-controlled House approved the $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill in a largely party-line 219-212 vote. The legislation now goes to the Senate, where lawmakers want to make adjustments to the minimum wage raise.
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