White House: “Many” to Receive $ 1,400 Checks This Month
The White House said Monday that many Americans eligible for $ 1,400 stimulus checks will receive them by the end of the month, as President BidenJoe Biden Rittenhouse says Biden defamed his character by linking him to white supremacists Man accused of threatening Congress sentenced to 19 months in prison 91 House Dems call on Senate to expand immigration protections in draft Biden PLUS spending lawThe coronavirus relief measure is approaching passage.
“The Treasury Department is working on what that looks like and what the treatment looks like,” the White House press secretary said. Jen psakiJen PsakiPsaki: 99% of WH officials vaccinated against COVID-19 Biden intends to run for election in 2024, Psaki says, CNN is broadcasting live footage of his reports on censorship of tennis star in China MORE said Monday. “We expect a lot of Americans to receive relief by the end of the month, but mechanically the Treasury just has to get by.”
Psaki’s remarks come as the House prepares to vote on Biden’s $ 1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package after it was passed through the Senate over the weekend. The package includes $ 1,400 in direct payment funding for Americans earning up to $ 75,000, heads of households earning up to $ 112,500, and married couples earning up to $ 150,000 together.
This will be the third round of stimulus payments sent to most Americans, following payments of $ 1,200 and $ 600 approved by Congress last year.
When asked if there were concerns about the possibility of a backlog given that some out-of-pocket payments were delayed last year, Psaki said the Treasury Secretary Janet YellenJanet Louise Yellen Biden appoints Powell as Fed chairman and Brainard as vice chairman Schumer-McConnell cuts debt ceiling drama House adopts giant social policy and climate measure MORE is “laser focused” to ensure that there is a process to ensure help arrives as quickly as possible.
Biden said over the weekend that direct payments are expected to start going out this month.
“This plan will send checks, starting this month, to the American people who desperately need help, many of whom are lying in their beds at night, staring at the ceiling, wondering, ‘Am I going to lose my job, if I haven’t already done so? Will I lose my insurance? Am I going to lose my house? ‘ Biden said on Saturday following the passage of the bill by the Senate.
The House will consider the bill on Tuesday and is expected to pass it, meaning it could be ready for Biden’s signing as early as the same day.
Psaki’s remarks on Monday indicated that the Treasury would provide more guidance on the distribution of the checks.