Democratic leader Charles Schumer (New York) has called himself the leader of the Senate and promised that his first action will be voting for a $ 2,000 stimulus check to Americans.
“The Senate Democratic majority is committed to making bold change and helping Americans in need … help is on the way, “ he said. The senator surprised this morning with a statement and a press conference, although only Raphael Warnock’s victory in Georgia has been confirmed , but Jon Ossoff leads the count.
Asked about his advance to celebrate the Democratic majority, Schumer said there were votes pending in the runoff process, but that the majority would go to Ossoff.
“For the first time in six years, Democrats will have a majority in the United States Senate, and that will be very good for the American people , “ said Schumer.
Schumer and other Democrats in the Senate pushed the vote for the increase from $600 to $2,000 in financial aid for the coronavirus pandemic, but Republican leader Mitch McConnell (Kentucky) denied allowing it on three occasions, despite some of his co-workers. party also supported the motion.