stimulus

Senate Republicans block $2k COVID checks

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC) – Republicans in the Senate have blocked efforts to increase COVID-relief checks to $2,000. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NYU) and Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) tried to pass the increase Friday which president Donald Trump has requested, but both …

Stimulus talks back on?

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC) — The president appeared to back-track overnight and support some stimulus for the economy. It comes just hours after abruptly calling off talks on Twitter, saying there will be no relief until after Election Day. President Trump later tweeted, …

8.7 million stimulus checks remain unclaimed

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC) – Millions of Americans could miss out on U.S. government stimulus money due to incomplete records. According to the Government Accounting Office, more than 8.7 million Americans have yet to receive the payments due to inadequate records held by …