The House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis held a hybrid hearing with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin regarding the Trump Administration’s response to the current economic crisis. Secretary Mnuchin urged Congress to appropriate additional funding for coronavirus relief and said he is prepared to restart negotiations with Democratic leaders at any time. He also said that the economy is recovering but “more work” was needed in many areas. The Subcommittee also released eight weeks of White House Coronavirus Task Force reports. The subcommittee says the reports contradict messages from the White House downplaying the threat of the virus.
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