The U.S.’s 664 billionaires now have a combined net worth of $4.2 trillion.
The House released legislation on Monday that keeps Biden’s original income threshold for the full stimulus checks.
Sen. Bernie Sanders warned Democrats against adopting narrower eligibility restrictions for direct relief.
Sometimes the middle proves to be inadequate to the needs of the moment.
The popular $1.9 trillion stimulus is now set up to be passed with a simple majority vote.
Senate Republicans have proposed a majorly trimmed down version of Biden’s coronavirus stimulus package.
Khanna argues this approach would fuel the widespread view that the government doesn’t care about the middle class.
Bernie Sanders said one of his priorities is to pass a COVID relief bill before the impeachment trial starts next month.
The plan by Biden would pay every American $1,400, supplementing the $600 payments that were made weeks ago.
The Vermont senator lamented Trump’s unwillingness to avert catastrophe by signing the compromise relief bill.