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Coronavirus response could include 'sending checks to Americans immediately': Mnuchin
Mnuchin: We’re deferring $300B in IRS payments
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin provides details on deferring IRS payments during the coronavirus disruption.
The federal government's response to the coronavirus pandemic could include "sending checks to Americans immediately," Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said at a press conference with President Trump on Tuesday.
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"We're looking at sending checks to Americans immediately," Mnuchin said. "What we heard from hard-working Americans, many companies have now shut down, whether it's bars or restaurants. Americans need cash now, and the president wants to get cash now. I mean now, in the next two weeks."