Ilhan Omar, the Congressional Progressive Caucus whip and a member of “The Squad,” tweeted this week that she was “circulating a letter to Biden” pushing for the recurring payments.
In another tweet, the second-term congresswoman expressed support for Senator Ed Markey of Massachusetts and his call for “recurring $2,000 checks.”
“As the country begins to look towards building to a better future, we need to provide those struggling and left behind with consistent reliable cash payments during this Covid-19 crisis,” Omar said in the letter, published by the Huffington Post.
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So grateful to these wonderful Mayors who are calling for reoccurring checks.
My colleagues and I are circulating a letter to Biden call for reoccurring checks as well.
The pain of this economic crisis is being felt by so many people and one time check isn’t it. Let’s be bold. https://t.co/y4dl8u2uXV
— Ilhan Omar (@IlhanMN) January 21, 2021