McConnell: House’s $2,000 stimulus checks are ‘socialism for rich’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell dubbed the effort to increase direct payments to $2,000 “socialism for rich people,” eliciting an incredulous reaction from Sen. Bernie Sanders as the GOP Senate continued to decline to take up the matter on Thursday.

In his second consecutive day of attacks on the bill, McConnell accused Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of engineering a bill that sends “thousands of dollars to people who don’t need the help.” He also blocked requests from Schumer and Sanders (I-Vt.) to hold votes on the bill this week.

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