Second round of COVID stimulus will match $1,200 payout from first relief package
by Gabriel Keane
Senate Republicans under the leadership of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have confirmed plans to send out a second round of stimulus relief checks during the coronavirus shutdown.
The coronavirus relief plan was originally slated to be sent out next week, but has been delayed while officials go over the fine details.
According to CNBC, the Republican plan will cost roughly $1 trillion, a number which Democrats believe is far too low.
In March, House Democrats under the leadership of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi attempted to push through a stimulus plan that included “racial pay equity,” mandated corporate board diversity quotas, newspaper bailouts, early voting plans, and windmill and airplane carbon emission regulations: