Kamala Harris Casts Deciding Vote In $1.9T Stimulus Package

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Senate Democrats agreed to prevent $1,400 stimulus checks from going to high earners and to remove a $15-an-hour minimum wage from President Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package during the marathon “vote-a-rama” that ended early Friday.

But the measure — part of the package rammed through by a vote of 51-50, with Vice President Kamala Harris serving as the tie-breaker — is seemingly rudderless as it doesn’t specify a specific income cut-off for the free money, which was set at $75,000 for individuals and $150,000 for couples during previous giveaways.

And US Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) — who surprisingly supported removing the minimum-wage hike — said he’d still work to have it included in the federal budget bill, according to reports.

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