Senator Josh Hawley, a Republican from Missouri, also said he would oppose a package that does not contain stimulus control. Despite the imbroglio of three new stimulus package proposals aimed at securing some level of economic relief in 2020, leading Republican and Democratic lawmakers are optimistic that they can overcome the seemingly insurmountable partisan divisions that have hampered a new stimulus deal since May and reach a deal by the weekend. « Those who want direct stimulus controls will be something that a President-elect Biden will face, » Warner said. In the eight months since the CARES Act was passed in March, both sides have maintained their respective positions, Democrats are in favor of a big bill with a second stimulus check, and Republicans welcome a smaller aid package as an emergency solution until the first mass coronavirus vaccines are administered in mid-2021. (Here`s what could happen if a new law is passed without stimulus control.) For now, Biden and other Democratic leaders, such as House spokeswoman Nancy Pelosi, support the year-end deal, but with some « improvements. » Pelosi and Biden are unlikely to impose the issue of stimulus control that could add to the final $270 billion package – a roughly 30 percent increase in the $908 billion bipartisan proposal. A stimulus package is in place before the 20th An agreement will be reached in January and the current House of Representatives and the Senate will vote before the new Congress takes its seat in January. If Trump signs the bailout law, the aid would likely end within weeks, with some groups receiving financial aid before the end of 2020. The lack of a direct payment of $1,200 per person is one of the many obstacles that threaten to hamper a stimulus package before the end of 2020. « [House Majority Leader Steny] Hoyer said he and McConnell agree that if they could have a COVID deal by the end of this weekend, things could go fast with votes next week, » Heather Caygle, a Politico reporter who covers Democrats in the House of Representatives, tweeted Wednesday. The timing of closing a vote for December 11 is in line with previous news from Hoyer on the House of Representatives` proposed votes on COVID-19 legislation. . .