House Republicans are blocking an attempt by the House to pass the two-thousand dollar stimulus checks President Trump wants.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi tried to pass an amendment doing just that today, but the unanimous consent request required the approval of the Republican caucus. Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy did not give it. Under House rules, the body was not able to consider the increase at this time.
Virginia Representative Rob Whittman announced House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s decision on passing an amendment to increase stimulus checks.