[Ed. – Biden beginning to learn that this president thing is a tougher gig than he imagined.]
… [W]ith the news that Congress is considering lowering the income eligibility threshold for the third round of stimulus payments from $75,000 to $50,000 for individuals and from $150,000 for married couples to $100,000 … Dozens of people who reached out to CNBC Make It to express frustration about the possible change to eligibility for the $1,400 payment. Many, like Marie, say Democrats would be reneging on their campaign promise to provide $2,000 in direct relief payments to struggling Americans if they send them to fewer people.
“Taking money away from people after you’ve promised it to them is not the way to start,” says Marie, referring to the fact that Democrats now control the White House, House of Representatives and Senate. “I think this is a horrible plan that threatens security to many people.”