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A group of 17 progressive Democrats is pushing for $2,000 stimulus checks to be in the next coronavirus relief package

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A group of 17 progressive Democrats are pushing Congressional leaders to include $2,000 stimulus checks in the next coronavirus relief package. 

In a letter obtained by Business Insider, the liberal assortment of House Democrats urged Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy to include the direct payments as well as a six month of expanded unemployment insurance without specifying further. The New York Times first reported the letter.

“This type of direct assistance has proven to be critical to lifting people out details ⇒

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