August 12, 2020

Mnuchin accuses Democrats of playing politics on aid deal

Washington (AFP) – US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday accused Democratic leaders in Congress of playing politics to block a new emergency pandemic spending package, which he said should be narrowly targeted.The White House and Democratic leadership have failed to reach a deal for a new round of emergency aid to workers and businesses struggling to recover from the COVID-19 shutdowns, and no new talks have been held this week.”I think the Democrats are very focused on the politics. Perhaps they think that any deal is good for the president and that’s why they don’t want to do it,…


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