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House Democrats Push to Renew Efforts for More $1,200 Stimulus Checks

Some House Democrats are again pushing to renew efforts for a second round of $1,200 stimulus checks after broader talks have largely stalled. “The economic impact payments must be made because the rent must be paid,” said Rep. Al Green (D-Texas) in a House panel hearing with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell. “If we do not do this, we will put persons at risk of being evicted at a time when we are having a pandemic that is still taking lives in this country,” he said. It came after a Government Accountability Office (GAO) report found that millions of Americans still hadn't received their stimulus cRead More From Source

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