You can’t out-democrat the democrats. I doubt this will get him extra votes and may sour some of his base, especially small businessmen that are having trouble hiring people.
“small businessmen that are having trouble hiring people.”
True, OTOH the money goes to their consumers to spend at their businesses. And to landlords, etc to spend there.
Does seem like it would be better to give all, not just the categorically unemployed, money to spend. What a crazy situation.