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Democrats launch push for $2K COVID stimulus checks after Trump caves

Democrats launch push for $2K COVID stimulus checks after Trump caves
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi vowed to introduce a standalone bill doling out the additional amount to taxpayers.

Trump stunned lawmakers and even his own White House aides last week when he abruptly lashed out against the $900 billion COVID release plan.Trump also trashed some foreign aid provisions in the spending bill even though his own White House proposed them.House Speaker Nancy Pelosi vowed to introduce a standalone bill doling out the additional amount to taxpayers.) has repeatedly rejected bigger stimulus plans and has said there is no support in his Republican caucus for the $2,000 checks.

), however, said over the weekend that he backs the bigger checks.He derided the $600 payments as “measly” and “a disgrace.

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