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President Trump insists lawmakers amend the Covid relief bill to include $2,000 direct checks

President Trump, in a stunning nighttime video tweet, called the $900 billion Covid relief bill passed by Congress an unsuitable "disgrace." He urged lawmakers to make a number of changes to the measure, including bigger direct payments to individuals and families. Trump did not threaten a veto. He had been expected to sign the legislation into law, along with a $1.4 trillion spending bill to keep the government open. Congress passed the measure with veto-proof majorities.
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