Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Introduces Bill to Increase Stimulus Checks to $2,000, Repeal Section 230

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(FOX NEWS) – Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday introduced his own version of a bill to increase the $600 stimulus checks from the coronavirus relief package to $2,000, but also included two other major priorities for President Trump.

The legislation would also repeal Section 230, the controversial liability protection for online platforms, and create a committee on the Election Assistance Commission to study election integrity.

McConnell set the table for a bill to address these three issues in his floor remarks Tuesday.

“During this process, the president highlighted three additional issues of national significance he would like to see Congress tackle together,” McConnell said, before listing off the president’s grievances about the amount of the stimulus payment, Section 230 and the election.

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