McConnell Blocks Sen. Sanders’ Call to Vote on $2,000 Stimulus


H/T Town Hall.

Mitch “The Turtle”McConnell needs to let this come to a vote because not allowing it could have a negative impact in the Georgia runoff election.

On Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) objected to Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT) call for the $2,000 relief check bill to be passed via unanimous consent. Sanders threatened to delay the override of President Trump’s defense bill veto until New Year’s if McConnell resists. Keeping the senators at work through the holidays could put a dent in the campaign plans of Republican Sens. Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue, both fighting for re-election and the continuing GOP control of the Senate.


“Let me be clear: If Senator McConnell doesn’t agree to an up or down vote to provide the working people of our country a $2,000 direct payment, Congress will not be going home for New Year’s Eve,” Sanders said on Monday…

View original post 111 more words

Author: Lisa the Infidel

I am an #Infidel - born and bred North Carolina.

One thought on “McConnell Blocks Sen. Sanders’ Call to Vote on $2,000 Stimulus”

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s