Here’s how SC representatives voted on $2,000 COVID stimulus checks

Here’s how SC representatives voted on $2,000 COVID stimulus checks
In this image from video, Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C., speaks on the floor of the House of Representatives at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Thursday, April 23, 2020. (House Television via AP) (Source: AP)

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - South Carolina’s members of the U.S. House of Representatives made their voices heard Monday during the vote on raising the amount of COVID-19 stimulus checks.

The stand-alone bill would increase the current $600 checks to $2,000.

Of the state’s seven representatives, two voted to increase the stimulus checks to $2,000 while five voted against the bill.

Democratic Reps. Jim Clyburn and Joe Cunningham were the state’s lone Congressmen to vote in favor of the bill. Meanwhile, Republicans Jeff Duncan, Ralph Norman, Joe Wilson, Tim Rice, and William Timmons each voted against the bill.

The bill was ultimately passed by the Democratic-led House and sent to the Republican-led Senate for discussion. It has not received a vote there as of Tuesday when the Senate adjourned.

To see how every member of the House voted, click or tap here.

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