"This is not a coronavirus bill," Kennedy said. "This is a left of Lenin, neo-socialist wish list. I mean it's just ... it is chock full of spending porn."
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has said that sending the checks "is the right thing to do."
"I didn't vote to overturn an election," Connolly told Jordan. "And I will not be lectured by people who did about partisanship."
Schumer argues that the majority of Republican voters back Biden's stimulus plan but McConnell says the proposal is counterproductive for Americans.
While speaking with Politico, Capito said, "It's not a hard no vote when only 10 percent of the dollars go to a vaccine and vaccine distribution," in regard to the president's proposed coronavirus relief package.
"Most disappointing is the partisan approach the new administration is taking to the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the few areas where there has been real bipartisanship over the past year," the Ohio GOP senator wrote in a new op-ed.
The poll, which was conducted by Morning Consult, found 34 percent of Republicans saying they strongly support Biden's coronavirus relief package and 26 percent said they somewhat support it.
The GOP House Minority Leader's opposition to the stimulus plan is out of step with Republican voters, who largely support the $1.9 trillion package.
Those who receive their stimulus payment as a prepaid debit card have the option of transferring the money to their bank account.
"The $15 minimum wage itself is a compromise," said Adam Shah, policy director at Jobs With Justice.
A professor at American University said, "I think it's dead in the Senate, unless there's some miracle."
"I would be surprised if there was support in the Republican caucus if the bill comes out at $1.9 trillion, even if we're able to make some beneficial changes," Maine Senator Susan Collins said on Tuesday.
Stances on relief have shown a partisan split between lawmakers and America's views of Congress are similarly divided.
Some Californians could receive their $600 checks as soon as about a month after filing their 2020 tax returns.
A rise in the federal minimum wage is a key goal for progressives, but is proving contentious with Republicans who question how it could impact businesses.
In his renewed battle with Senator Warren, Biden inaccurately implies that student debt relief would help rich people. The president has spent 40 years blocking debt relief.
The House of Representatives is expected to pass the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package this week.
"They have PPP loans in here for sex offenders," Fox News host Jesse Watters said. "So you rape a child. 'Here! Here's a loan! Take it.'"
The bill will now head to the House floor for approval before it gets sent to the Senate.
You can check the status of your payment on the IRS website. If you haven't received the money, you may be able to claim Recovery Rebate Credit through your tax return.
"It's absolutely essential and I believe the Senate will do it," said Representative Pramila Jayapal.
Democrats have paved the way for a vote that will allow the plan to pass without amendments to accommodate fiscally conservative Republicans who oppose its price tag.
"I'm prepared to hear their ideas on how to make the package better and make it cheaper. I'm open to that," the president said.
Thirty days into his presidency, Biden has the support of more than half of Americans, though his approval tends to fall heavily along party lines.
"Critics say my plan is too big. That it costs $1.9 trillion. They say that's too much," President Joe Biden said. "Let me ask them: What would they have me cut? What would they have me leave out?"
The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office estimates that of the $128 billion for school funding, $6 billion will be spent in 2021 and another $32 billion in 2022.
The senator has been criticized after photos showing him traveling to Mexico went viral on social media.
President Joe Biden met with union bosses in the Oval Office on Wednesday where he discussed details of both the COVID-relief bill and a second possible spending package.
A new poll suggests that 50 percent of Republicans believe that $1,400 stimulus checks are a convincing reason to pass President Joe Biden's entire $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package.
President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion American Rescue Act, his answer to COVID-19 recovery, has divided Congress along party lines as lawmakers work toward drafting a budget reconciliation package.