January 2, 2020
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) And Senate Speaker Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) Each house scribbled during the New Year’s vacation as a bill to raise the amount included in the coronavirus stimulation check. Tagged with. Pass parliament on Friday.
Earlier Friday, Pelosi’s San Francisco home was targeted with a spray-painted message of “$ 2K” and “Cancel rent!”. And “we want everything!” At the garage door of her house, a local NBC-affiliated WLEX reported.
Hill contacted Pelosi’s office, but did not receive an immediate response.
On Saturday, McConnell’s house in Louisville, Kentucky was targeted with graffiti on the front door stating “Where’s my money” and additional paint sprayed on the windows.
At the end of last year, the House Democratic Party passed a bill to raise stimulus checks from $ 600 to $ 2,000.
However, the bill was blocked in the Senate on Friday for four consecutive days, closing the door with an already unlikely chance that lawmakers could get the bill from President Trump to sign before the end of the current parliament. ..
The 116th Congress ends on Sunday morning.
The bill was supported by several Republicans in the House of Representatives when it was passed, and some Republicans in the Senate have shown support for the bill.
However, other Republicans are opposed to the bill because of its budget deficit.
McConnell has highlighted that a $ 2,000 check could lead to efforts to abolish Section 230 and form a committee to investigate fraudulent votes and allegations in the November elections.