AMERICANS could see a $1,400 check as soon as next month after the House is set to vote and is likely to pass the next round of stimulus checks.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she and other Democratic leaders in the House are looking to pass the check this week in order to keep things on schedule and send checks to Americans the week after.
Americans could get the next stimulus check by the in a few weeksCredit: Getty Images – Getty
The stimulus package was rolled out on Friday and sent to the House, which is included in a larger legislation that would bring more money for vaccines an additional $400 a week in federal unemployment benefits.
The House is set to vote on the bill by the end of the week.
President Joe Biden on Twitter said that the next round of stimulus checks are to be counted on top of the tinier $600 ones that were sent out at the beginning of the year.
“We committed to you, Democrat and Republican, a $2,000 stimulus check. $600 came forward last time around. Another $1,400 will be coming,” Biden said.
Nancy Pelosi said she’s pushing the bill through the House on MondayCredit: Alamy Live News
Once the bill passes the House, Democratic leaders of the Senate are set on quickly moving the bill over to vote without going to various Senate committees that need to sign off first.
“The Senate is on track to send a robust $1.9 trillion package to the president’s desk before the March 14 expiration of Unemployment Insurance benefits. We will meet this deadline,” Majority Leader Chuck Schumer told members on Friday.
If Democrats are able to quickly sign the check through both chambers of Congress, Biden can sign the bill well before March 14, meaning Americans could receive the check by the end of March.