During a Tuesday press conference, President Donald Trump and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin announced new efforts to boost the economy and ease the financial hardship the coronavirus is having on American citizens.
Secretary Mnuchin said “We’re looking at sending checks to Americans immediately. Americans need cash now and the President wants to get cash now. And I mean now, in the next two weeks.”
Senator Mitt Romney, a Republican from Utah announced support for a $1,000 check for American adults through the duration of the national emergency. Mnuchin applauded the idea of one thousand dollars saying it’s One of the ideas we like.”
President Trump said “We’ll have a pretty good idea by the end of the day what we’re doing.”