The Democrats running in Georgia, Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock, immediately announced that they supported the president’s call.
But on this point, tonight, he’s right,” Ossoff said in a CNN interview on Tuesday night.
McConnell reportedly urged Republican senators to support another round of direct payments because Loeffler and Perdue were “getting hammered” for the monthslong delay in aid, like direct payments, for Americans.
After Trump’s announcement, Loeffler told the press that she would “look” at supporting increasing direct payments “if it repurposes wasteful spending.”
“These two senators have been in DC, and in some instances they’ve been creating roadblocks and in the opposition.
“I need two senators from this state who want to get something done — not two senators who are just going to get in the way.
The campaigns plan to continue criticizing Perdue and Loeffler over the issue in the final days ahead of the election. »