President-elect Joe Biden unveiled a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 stimulus plan on Thursday that includes $1,400 checks.
But based on criticism of the proposal online, there's confusion and anger about why the plan does not explicitly include $2,000 direct payments.
President-elect Joe Biden released his COVID-19 stimulus plan on Thursday, and it includes $1,400 checks to add to the $600 direct payments provided via the most recent stimulus package — bringing the total distributed amount to $2,000.
Just four days ago, Biden tweeted: "We need $2,000 stimulus checks."
Biden's plan garnered a fair amount of criticism Thursday:—Rhea defund police Butcher (@RheaButcher) January 14, 2021Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York was also critical of Biden's plan over the $1400 checks.
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