Mitch McConnell Blocks $2,000 Stimulus Checks Supported By Democrats & Trump

President Donald Trump is leaning on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to support him in his push to raise the stimulus checks to $2,000 from $600. Republicans are currently divided over the checks, with some speaking up in support while others are complaining that the income thresholds for the new checks are too high. McConnell blocked Democrats’ bid to increase the direct payments on Tuesday, giving an unclear commitment to the issue and adjourning the Senate for the day without sharing his personal position on the additional stimulus. Trump responded to McConnell’s decision to block th…

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