Senate Republicans Block Vote On $2,000 Stimulus Checks | Craig Melvin | MSNBC

Senate Republicans Block Vote On $2,000 Stimulus Checks | Craig Melvin | MSNBC 1


NBC's Sahil Kapur reports as Senate Republicans blocked a vote on the House plan to increase stimulus check payments to Americans to $2,000. Aired on 12/31/2020.
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Senate Republicans Block Vote On $2,000 Stimulus Checks | Craig Melvin | MSNBC

108 Comments on "Senate Republicans Block Vote On $2,000 Stimulus Checks | Craig Melvin | MSNBC"

  1. If the Dems win both seats in the Senate, they’ll pass these stimulus checks as soon as they are sworn in. Just something to think about.

  2. Pay cuts and audits for all politicians!!!

  3. Christian turner-smith | December 31, 2020 at 12:05 PM | Reply

    Can someone put that man and his constituents on an island by themselfs

  4. There are a lot of sinking hearts and even tears among the unemployed and hungry.

  5. gadnuk the destroyer | December 31, 2020 at 12:06 PM | Reply

    He didn’t complain when he gave tax breaks to the rich so the rich get more money they don’t need while we the people/working class are out here trying to survive.

    • @Maxine Hockett Thanks, just so angry about all the untruths they try to pass as legitimate needs for their RICH corporate buddies! The country has been rigged against the common worker for decades with careers as a Politician seems to lead to a lifetime of wealth! If not term limits then we deserve and need to require that ALL politicians income is open for public review and ANY conflict of interest or anything not included as a “salary” should be given back to the country to help pay the national debt! GRRRR! So tired of the Rich getting richer for NOTHING!

    • gadnuk the destroyer | December 31, 2020 at 2:30 PM | Reply

      I think it’s time we the people/working class give those politicians a reality check for who they work for us the people not the ritch elites by having more aggressive politicians like progressive democrats that’s actually fight like Bernie Sanders but we the people have to do our part and get more people like him in to office and we have to spread the word to our fellow neighbors about why the republican party is only helping the ritch elites because they work for them and them alone because the rich give more money to them but us the people put those politicians into office because we voted for them we the people/working class out numbers the rich elites and they need a reminder of that tbh

    • Such a shame.

  6. While Americans go hungry
    Mitch McConnell wife receive millions from the ppp loans in March. Time for a change with trem limits for every one in government

  7. Insignificant360 | December 31, 2020 at 12:10 PM | Reply

    Hey Georgians, if you want the $2000 stimulus to help out your situation and give the Moscow Snapping Turtle the bird, vote for Ossoff and Warnock on January 5th!

    • ellen arnold-yuson | December 31, 2020 at 2:16 PM | Reply

      @evil khor Israel a communist run country, really,….where did you study your history, trump university??? Your name fits

    • @evil khor If you could bottle your posting style, you could make millions. I fart every time I see one of your posts.

    • Maggie Hubbard | December 31, 2020 at 3:37 PM | Reply

      @Radio Queen Bee thank you I myself an old fashioned republican also voted blue so did my family and friends the way republicans are currently acting isn’t the way they should be acting so with that being said I have taken the high road along with others and voted blue and will never support a republican unless I feel with all my heart and soul that they absolutely is what would be best for our country I’m longer going to vote for anyone just because Republicans is out from there name not doing it

    • Unlike the 4-plus years of MSM Gloom and Doom prognostications, and purveyors of a Trump downfall, I Know (not think or believe anymore) things will get better, and are better because of Trump. Yes, there will likely be communist backed riots and bombings – only because Trump is not one of them.
      Bigly Trump Victory Celebration January 6th in DC.
      Be there or be a TDS square, or Communist, Globalist, Leftist, Socialist, Marxist, Deep State Swamp Creature, etc
      Enjoy the Show!!!

  8. Funny how McConnell and the GOP never have a problem with putting money into their own pockets – such as Trump’s tax break for the rich – but they get all stingy when it’s money for ordinary people.

  9. Shame on these supposed representatives of the people….the people need to vote them out..


    • Education is key | December 31, 2020 at 3:55 PM | Reply

      Come on Dem’s, lets restore order…
      A. Eric Swalwell sleeping with a Chinese spy.
      B. Hunter & Uncle Jimmy investigated by FBI.
      C. Michigan’s Cynthia Johnson inciting violence againt Republicans.
      D. Cuomo being accused of sexual harassment by a staffer.
      E. Nancy holding up relief for political reasons.
      Got to love these Dems🤭🤭🤭

    • @halfpiint y’all still on about that? Lmfao. There wasnt no Freud lmfao

    • @AlphaBoredTv what are you talking about? of course there was no FRAUD in the Presidential election, but Lindsey Graham spilled the beans on the FRAUD in his election. Liars always accuse others for what they themselves are guilty of. Follow Trumps accusations and you’ll see him tell you everything he’s doing by what he’s accusing others. The fact McConnell mentioned election fraud again confirms his hands are just as dirty. Time will tell

  10. McConnell loves playing political games. He also loves playing games with people’s lives.

  11. Struggling Republicans who voted to keep Mitch in power, well you got what you voted for.

  12. Gelatin Skeleton | December 31, 2020 at 12:20 PM | Reply

    The GOP is literally showing the folks of Georgia why they need to vote blue.

    • T. R. Campbell | December 31, 2020 at 7:52 PM | Reply

      @Insignificant360 no, that is not what I mean. I know the concept might be hard to grasp but the idea is to write better law. You are getting your panties all in a twist about things might not happen. You were thinking about scenarios that might not happen. The best advice that I can give is ancient wisdom.
      You might want to read, ‘A Stoic’ Key to Peace of Mind’, Seneca on the Antidote to Anxiety. Seneca the Younger was an Ancient philosopher.
      “There are more things likely to frighten than there are to crush us: we suffer more in anxiety than in reality.”
      “What I advise is not to be unhappy until the crisis comes since it may be that the dangers before which you paled as if they were threatening you, will never come upon you…”
      “We are in the habit of exaggerating or imagining or anticipating sorrow.”
      “Let us train our minds to desire what the situation demands.”
      “Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, the wind is never right.”
      We see so many focused inwardly with such ill conceived imaginations. People dwell too much on the negative and are filled with hate, bitterness and rage bordering on mental health issues for some. People are angry for seemingly no good cause.
      Let us recall the words of Marcus Tullius Cicero who said, “It is foolish to tear one’s hair out in grief as though sorrow would be made less with baldness.”

    • jensen irizarry | December 31, 2020 at 7:55 PM | Reply

      @T. R. Campbell you don’t have a leg to stand on. Crazy eyes Leffler was caught insider trading. She downplayed the virus saying it’s no big deal all while she buys stocks in ppe companies before the rona became what it is. I’m an independent. Yes that dude supposedly was mean to his wife. There was no proof, just her talking about how egotistical he is. The dems will only loose because they are so antigun. The dems want to continue being antigun will hurt them. But Mcconnell is doing way more damage to his party with this

    • Insignificant360 | December 31, 2020 at 7:57 PM | Reply

      @T. R. Campbell One sided chivalry is a sucker’s game. Pretend that appealing to the Republicans’ nonexistent bipartisanship will get results other than “sit and dither out of power unable to get any of your agenda done.” If you are unable or unwilling to see that the Republicans have thrown out all the rules- especially with how they’re all lining up behind Trump’s posterior in trying to overturn the 2020 election results and otherwise sabotage Biden/Harris then you are either stuck in the past or pretending to be a Democrat in order to do your part for the GOP. Get With The Times, It’s War Now.

    • T. R. Campbell | December 31, 2020 at 7:58 PM | Reply

      @jensen irizarry It is obscene to refer to a person with a medical disability and that matter. That is a despicable characterization. You should be ashamed.

    • studyhistory2ctruth | December 31, 2020 at 8:23 PM | Reply

      Yes voting blue gets Pakistan millions in gender studies. This should really give Democrat’s the shot in the arm they need!

  13. And to think good and decent people die everyday, yet this republican demon plays with the well being of an entire nation everyday, and his rancid heart keeps beating.

  14. Virginia Coleman | December 31, 2020 at 12:23 PM | Reply

    They give unneeded money to billionaires & millionaires but NOT to deserving, starving, struggling Americans who have lost jobs, savings, and who will soon lose homes!!!

  15. Abigail Capellini | December 31, 2020 at 12:23 PM | Reply

    He is worried about the checks going to “people who actually need it” but he has no problem giving the rich tax breaks. 🙄

  16. This is how mitch McConnell blocks every good thing coming to Americans.

  17. “They are trying to pull a fast one on the American people”, by giving them $2000 checks? Man, I can’t believe someone would do that to us!!!!

  18. This so call McConnell need to go. I still don’t understand why people continue to vote for this evil Senator?

  19. People won’t forget this like most things.
    We all see right through the lies

    • They’ll forget. I promise you that. The fact that Trump got elected in 2016 is proof. They completely forgot the economic crisis that Republicans created during the Bush administration. In 2024, they’ll conveniently forget and elect more Republicans. Mark my words. The people in this country are stupid, and should be removed from the voting roles.

  20. Martha Ramirez | December 31, 2020 at 1:07 PM | Reply

    MCCONNELL…has no empathy 😕 he only cares about his rich friends.

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