Mnuchin says Trump still wants COVID economic relief deal with Democrats

WASHINGTON — The economy is “very strong,” Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin told Congress Tuesday, though he admitted his assessment was “relative,” and more economic relief is still needed.He also told the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis that the administration is rolling out an executive order to help 40 million renters facing dire circumstances. “The president and I want to move forward.Pressed on his contention that the economy is strong and administration statements that it is great, Mnuchin allowed there are problems.“Great is a relative term. Relative to shutting off...


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