Mnuchin Says White House Is ‘Looking At Sending Checks To Americans Immediately’ To Limit Coronavirus Economic Damage

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Tuesday that the White House was considering  sending checks to Americans to alleviate the economic shock of the coronavirus pandemic. At a White House press conference, Mnuchin did not specify how much could be sent and added that there was a possibility of excluding the rich from the payments.“We are looking at sending checks to Americans immediately,” he told reporters. “Americans need cash now, and the president wants to get cash now, and I mean now in the next two weeks.”He mentioned that the payroll tax holiday President Donald Trump preferred wo…

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