House votes to increase COVID-19 relief checks

The House on Monday evening approved a hike in COVID-19 relief checks to $2,000, meeting President Trump’s request for larger payments to Americans.

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- On this vote, the yeas are 275. The nays are 134. 2/3 being in the affirmative, the rules are suspended. The bill is passed, and without objection, the motion to reconsider is laid on the table.

Pursuant to clause eight of rule 20, the unfinished business is the question whether the House on reconsideration will pass the bill HR 6395, the objections of the president to the contrary notwithstanding. In accord with the Constitution, the yeas and nays are ordered. Members are to record their votes by electronic device.