August 18, 2020

US aid deal possible if Democrats are ‘reasonable’: Mnuchin

Washington (AFP) – Agreement on a new deal for more emergency pandemic spending is within reach if Democratic leaders are willing to be “reasonable,” US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Tuesday.That deal would include funding for the embattled US Postal Service (USPS), which the sides already agreed on, Mnuchin said on CNBC.”There’s a deal to do here if the Democrats want to be reasonable. I’m concerned about the politics in all this,” he said, noting that he has continued to have discussions with legislators on funding to help businesses and workers hurt by COVID-19 shutdowns.”I think t…


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