By Adam Edelman, Sahil Kapur and Julie Tsirkin

The plan unveiled Thursday night by Senate Republicans to send direct cash payment to help Americans hurt by the coronavirus pandemic would send checks of up to $1,200 per person in a one-time payment — and payments would be based on income.

Under the plan, the details of which were revealed on the Senate floor by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., individuals making up to $75,000 annually would be eligible for a $1,200 check from the federal government.

The cash would be delivered in a one-time payment. President Donald Trump and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin had in recent days pushed for Americans to get two payments.

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