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Georgia Democrats pounce on $2,000 stimulus payment proposal

Georgia Democrats pounce on $2,000 stimulus payment proposal
Jon Ossoff and Rev. Raphael Warnock slammed their opponents in the crucial Senate run-off elections for dragging their feet on the bigger payments.

Trump last week stunned Republican allies, including Perdue and Loeffler, when he abruptly denounced the bill providing only $600 payments as a “disgrace.Perdue and Loeffler put out a statement Sunday thanking Trump for signing the stimulus bill.That could lead to awkward moments since many of Trump’s loyal #MAGA supporters accuse Loeffler and Perdue of not fighting hard enough to help the president overturn his election loss to President-elect Joe Biden.Raphael Warnock slammed their opponents in the crucial Senate run-off elections for dragging their feet on the bigger payments.

Most Read The GOP traditionally holds a potent edge in run-off elections because their supporters tend to be more reliable voters.Congressional Democrats are jumping on the issue to demand the bigger payments, which GOP lawmakers have steadfastly refused to consider.

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