President Trump tweeted Wednesday morning that the federal government will soon be sending cash to those out of work because of the coronavirus pandemic.
"For the people that are now out of work because of the important and necessary containment policies, for instance the shutting down of hotels, bars and restaurants, money will soon be coming to you," the president said. "The onslaught of the Chinese Virus is not your fault! Will be stronger than ever!"
? Treasury Secretary Mnuchin said Tuesday:
"We are looking at sending checks to Americans immediately. What we heard from hardworking Americans, many companies are now shut down whether bars or restaurants, Americans need cash now and the president wants to get them cash now. I mean now in the next two weeks. We want to make sure Americans get money in their pockets quickly."
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