Laura Litvan and Laura Davison

Government, Business, Safety

Mnuchin Pushes for Limited Stimulus as Stalemate Persists

Steven Mnuchin wants a limited stimulus bill. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is pushing again for a limited virus-relief bill. (Stefani Reynolds/Bloomberg News)

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin renewed a push for a more limited next-round U.S. pandemic relief package of “a little more than $1 trillion” on Aug. 12, saying that Democratic demands for spending more could be discussed down the road.

August 12, 2020