Second stimulus check: the approval of the package could be delayed until October
US Congress are on holiday as of August without a formal agreement on a coronavirus relief package that, among other measures, will likely include a second round of stimulus payments.
A second round of stimulus check payments for financially strapped US citizens badly hit by the economic effects of the Covid-19 pandemic has been broadly agreed upon by Democrats and Republicans, but the failure of both parties to reach consensus on a fresh stimulus package before a deadline of 7 August has left the issue of a second round of payments up in the air.
Congress adjourned for the August recess on Monday 10th and now will not return until after Labor Day on 7 September. It means that with no deal on the table for a new Coronavirus relief package, Americans face over at least a month’s wait for a second $1,200 stimulus check.
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