Lawmakers up the ante in push for sustained cash payments amid coronavirus: ‘Magic money tree’

Sen. Ed Markey drew backlash from fiscal hawks like Sen. Ted Cruz on Monday after tweeting an ambitious coronavirus stimulus plan that would involve much larger checks paid much more frequently than other proposals — but it’s hardly the first time such an idea has been floated as legislators trip over themselves to propose sweeping cash …

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