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Treasury Secretary Mnuchin expects direct stimulus checks to be released next week, says he ‘couldn’t be more pleased’ about deal

Americans who qualify for the next set of economic relief payments could see direct deposits arrive as soon as next week, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Monday. Congressional leaders on Sunday struck a deal on a $US900 billion stimulus bill that includes $US600 payments, bolstered unemployment benefits, and small-business aid. […]
Treasury Secretary Mnuchin expects direct stimulus checks to be released next week, says he ‘couldn’t be more pleased’ about deal
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White House aides reportedly stepped in to keep Trump from calling for $2,000 stimulus checks, fearing it could torpedo relief negotiations

President Donald Trump was talked out of calling for $US2,000 direct payments to Americans because it might’ve derailed fragile relief talks between Republicans and Democrats, The Washington Post reported. In the run-up to Election Day, Trump demanded a larger relief package than Democrats had. “Right now, I want to see […]
White House aides reportedly stepped in to keep Trump from calling for $2,000 stimulus checks, fearing it could torpedo relief negotiations