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Senate GOP blocks Democratic push for Trump’s $2K checks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday blocked Democrats’ push to immediately bring President Donald Trump’s demand for bigger $2,000 COVID-19 relief checks up for a vote, saying the chamber would “begin a process” to address the issue. Pressure is mounting on the Republican-led Senate to follow the House, which voted overwhelmingly […]