"At long last, we have the bipartisan breakthrough the country has needed," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said on the Senate floor Sunday evening.......
......McConnell was followed on the floor by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., who said: ......
A bipartisan group of lawmakers, including Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., pushed for direct payments, and had sought higher dollar figures. President Trump, who was largely absent in negotiations, insisted on the direct payments as well.
Sponsor: Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-17] (Introduced 12/18/2020)
When does Congress recess for summer?
Congress traditionally goes on recess throughout the month of August. But the summer recess will be longer than usual this year because of the conventions.