In a letter on Tuesday, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) called on Democrat President-elect Joe Biden to immediately help unite the country by passing $2,000 coronavirus stimulus checks for Americans.
“Last Wednesday was one of the darkest days in our history. All across our nation, people are looking for answers and demanding accountability, but they are also desperate for hope: hope that political leaders in Washington can begin taking steps to heal our deeply divided nation,” Rubio wrote in the letter. “It would send a powerful message to the American people if, on the first day of your presidency, you called on the House and Senate to send you legislation to increase the direct economic impact payments to Americans struggling due to the pandemic from $600 to $2,000.”
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