Trump Supports McConnell’s COVID-19 Relief Package: Mnuchin

President Donald Trump backs the COVID-19 relief package put together by the top Republican in Congress, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced Tuesday that he had crafted a package with an eye toward support from Trump. "The president will sign the McConnell proposal that he put forward yesterday and we look forward to making progress on that," Mnuchin told reporters in Washington. Negotiations on a second major relief package have been continuing for months, with slow progress toward a package but no clarity on when or if a final compromise will be reached. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Mnuchin, Trump's top negotiator, spoke on Tuesday. On the same day, a bipartisan, bicameral group unveiled a $900 billion proposal. Asked about a proposal floated this week by Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), Mnuchin told reporters, "I'm not going to publicly ...

Trump Supports McConnell’s COVID-19 Relief Package:
Mnuchin
President Donald Trump backs the COVID-19 relief package put together by the top Republican in Congress, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced Tuesday that he had crafted a package with an eye toward support from Trump. "The president will sign the McConnell proposal that he put forward yesterday and we look forward to making progress on that," Mnuchin told reporters in Washington. Negotiations on a second major relief package have been continuing for months, with slow progress toward a package but no clarity on when or if a final compromise will be reached. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Mnuchin, Trump's top negotiator, spoke on Tuesday. On the same day, a bipartisan, bicameral group unveiled a $900 billion proposal. Asked about a proposal floated this week by Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), Mnuchin told reporters, "I'm not going to publicly ...