I assume this WILL be done since Trump IS behind it….
$1,200 to all making below $75,000 a year….
Who gets checks?
Up to IRS lists?
President Trump’s signature proposal to send $1,200 direct payments to the public received pointed pushback from senior Senate Republicans at a meeting Thursday where GOP negotiators unveiled their version of a $1 trillion stimulus plan.
The most controversial element is a plan to send out $1,200 checks to people earning up to $75,000 and couples earning up to $150,000, and to phase out the subsidies quickly after those thresholds.
Despite the pushback, GOP senators still expect Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) to unveil the GOP plan on Thursday.
That timeline, however, could be jeopardized by the internal disagreements over direct payments.
Once the GOP agrees to its own proposal, McConnell will negotiate with Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer (N.Y.). …
…The ‘balking’ didn’t last too long….