What’s the status of a second $1,200 stimulus check?
For months, millions of Americans grappling with the economic fallout of thehave been pinning their hopes on Congress delivering another round of financial relief, including direct cash payments and an extension of enhanced unemployment benefits. But the door for such assistance — slammed shut by President Donald Trump last week only for him to — may remain open.
Mr. Trump is backing a revised stimulus package, according to White House economics adviser Larry Kudlow. Kudlow didn’t provide specifics about the relief plan, although he noted it would likely include stimulus checks as well as aid for the ailing airline industry.
“I don’t want to walk through the details because [Treasury Secretary Steven] Mnuchin and Speaker Pelosi will be on the horn this afternoon” to negotiate the package, Kudlow said.
Mr. Trump himself later …continued .
[Source: CBS News]