Sanders warned that failure to quickly deliver material aid could lead to electoral backlash akin to the 2010 midterms.
The certification of Biden’s victory could be delayed by several hours but is ultimately expected to go through.
The vote effectively kills the prospect of a vote on $2,000 direct payments before the next Congress.
If McConnell loses his leadership seat due to Trump’s shenanigans tipping Georgia, I might laugh for a thousand years.
Though Sanders can’t ultimately stop the veto override, he can force the Senate to stay in session until the New Year.
The House on Monday will attempt to pass legislation to increase the direct payments in the aid measure to $2,000.
If elected, she will join the growing progressive wing of the Democratic Party in Congress.
The measure would also provide $500 for each child of eligible recipients.
The measure contains a 100 percent deduction for business meals but nothing for millions of hungry families.
The billionaire school privatization zealot lashed out at a popular proposal to cancel student loan debt.