In a move that could cost Republicans the Senate runoff races in Georgia and ultimately control of the Senate, McConnell blocked a House bill that would deliver $2,000 stimulus checks to most Americans.
As Mitch McConnell refuses to provide much-needed aid to cities and states, some local governments are trying to provide their own aid.
Coronavirus relief, access to affordable health care, and climate policy are all on the line in Georgia’s Senate runoffs.
Instead of providing aid to struggling Americans, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his Republican caucus are focused on the only thing that seems to matter to them: confirming judges.
While Pelosi and the Trump administration continue negotiating, Senate Republicans have so far refused to offer meaningful assistance to millions of Americans.
The list of bills passed by the Democratic-controlled House that are languishing in the Republican-led Senate totaled 395 in February, and has grown longer with the pandemic.
In the meantime, unemployment benefits for millions of unemployed Americans ran out in August.