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Trump’s attempt to bounce Congress into bigger stimulus checks could easily go wrong

December 23, 2020


President Donald Trump launched a surprise attack on the COVID-19 relief bill agreed by Congress, calling for stimulus checks for Americans to be increased from $600 to $2,000.

The move caught Washington off-guard, but could easily go wrong for him despite its audacity.

Democrats, who have long supported bigger checks, cheered on Trump’s demand and said they would try to legislate to make it happen.

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