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They propose to give a third stimulus check only to those who get the covid-19 vaccine

President Biden is pushing for a third stimulus check for all who qualify.

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A Republican congressman says that instead of sending stimulus checks to everyone in the country who qualify, Payments should only be sent to people who receive the coronavirus vaccine.

“I hope the administration will consider that option, because that way we really buy something with our $ 1,400, and that is herd immunity,” said Congressman Steve Stivers.

President Joe Biden has proposed that stimulus checks of $ 1,400 be included in his $ 1.9 billion stimulus bill. Regarding this, some Republicans say it’s too much money and some progressives say it’s too little. For his part, Stivers opposes more stimulus checks being issued as currently proposed.

“What we have to do, if we really want to help the American people, is jumpstart this economy: get people back to work, get kids back to school, get some herd immunity, get the vaccine out as soon as possible that we can. and increase the acceptance rate. Therefore, would be willing to accept (give) a $ 1,400 stimulus check if people are willing to get the vaccineStivers said, according to Yahoo!

The Biden administration has said it prefers to pass an aid package in a bipartisan manner, but has not ruled out trying to push through legislation that includes a third stimulus check only with the support of Democrats.

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