Tag: Coronavirus Aid

2020 U.S Elections, coronavirus

Instead of weekly benefits, Republicans want to give Americans $600 one more time and call it a day

As the battle for Coronavirus relief benefits continues in Washington Americans are still left to largely falter because some feel no more benefits are needed. That couldn’t be any furthest from the truth just weeks ahead of a mass expiration date for millions of people currently depending on those benefits. The latest hope for a Coronavirus relief bill may be partially dashed because Republicans and Donald Trump want to stop weekly unemployment benefits in exchange for a $600 one-off stimulus check. That would be the end of the relief on a literal financial aspect. However, that isn’t what is being proposed by a bypartisan group of politicians in Washington. Both sides previously just days ago had agreed on $300 weekly payments until April plus a host of other things. “Th...
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