Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont is expected to try to push the US Senate to vote on a $2,000 stimulus for a long time. This was endorsed by President Donald Trump and signed by Trump on Sunday The initial $600 stimulus at the time of the law may have a negative impact on Georgia Senator Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue, both of whom will hold special elections in January To run for their seats.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (Mitch McConnell) asked the Senate to vote on Tuesday to deny Trump’s veto power to veto the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which details funding for all defense operations in the United States. Sanders opposed McConnell’s request. When Sanders expressed his hope that the Senate would vote on the $2,000 stimulus check, McConnell objected. Sanders̵
Senator Ed Markey, Democrat of Massachusetts, said in a speech on Tuesday that he agrees with Sanders. Markey said: “We should vote.” “It should be yes or no, we should do this before the end of this year.”
In a tweet on Tuesday, Sanders clearly stated the focus of the vote. Sanders tweeted on Tuesday: “Today, Semiaki and I asked me to vote for $2,000 workers.” “It’s very simple-no vote, no new holidays for senators.”
Weekly newspaper Seek comments from the Sanders and Perdue offices.
Staying in Washington may keep Loeffler and Perdue out of public attention for the days leading up to the Georgia runoff on January 5. The two Democratic candidates Jon Osoff and the pastor Rafael Warnock have both expressed support for the $2,000 stimulus. Loeffler and Perdue, both of whom maintain close contact with Trump, did not express public support for higher stimulus measures until Tuesday.
In an interview with Fox News on Tuesday, Perdue said he was “happy” with Trump’s call for a $2,000 stimulus check.
Perdue said: “This kind of funding we are talking about now, for the distribution of vaccines, our hospitals, our schools brings money, which helps us to get our lives back to normal.” “So what the president is trying to do is make sure We do this. He doesn’t believe there may be another step in a few months. He wants to do this now.”
Loeffler told Fox News on Tuesday: “I’m with the President 100% of the time.” “I’m proud of that. I absolutely said that we need to breathe a sigh of relief for Americans now and I will support it. of.”
The two Democratic Senate candidates in Georgia both made the $2,000 stimulus check the focus of their respective campaigns. Ossoff and Warnock criticized Loeffler and Perdue for their sudden support for increasing direct payments on Tuesday. Osoff wrote on Twitter: “Perdue doesn’t care whether it is $600 or $2,000.” “If he wins, he will vote for $0. At the end of the election, he can easily change his mind.”
“If @KLoeffler hasn’t delayed relief for nine months, you can get a $2,000 relief check this week,” Warnock tweeted.
According to data from FiveThirtyEight, the poll average shows that Georgia is racially close. As of Tuesday, Perdue has 48% support, while Ossoff is behind with 47.6% support. Warnock’s turnout rate was 48.2%, while Loeffler’s turnout rate was 47.7%.
Many Georgians have voted. Information from the U.S. Election Project shows that 2,337,477 voters in Georgia participated in the early voting, which accounts for 30.2% of all registered voters in the state.
McConnell and other Republicans hope to win at least one Republican victory in the Georgia election to retain control of the Senate. If Ossoff and Warnock both win their elections, then the Senate will even out the differences between Republicans and Democrats. Democrats will have to join the next administration of President-elect Biden as Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will become the Speaker of the Senate. Harris will vote for any tie-breaking vote.