As we noted this morning, food banks are distributing 60 percent more food to millions of first-time users, and nearly 12 million Americans will head into the new year over $5000 behind on rent, so what better time than now to offer a crumb to the peasants?
“White House officials are asking Senate Republican leadership to include stimulus checks worth $600 in the emergency economic relief package currently being debated in Congress.
“Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) did not include a second round of stimulus payments in the relief proposal he released last week. Senior Republican leadership in Congress are listening to White House officials push for the inclusion of the stimulus checks… a provision also broadly supported by congressional Democrats.”
The House wagers 1 Qautloo that it’s not gonna happen.