Mnuchin: All in on direct stimulus.
Forbes: “We believe the U.S. economy is back in expansionary mode.”
Why not $17 gazillion dollars, while we’re at it?
Plus: PPP has too *much* money now?
Mnuchin: You’d better believe more economic relief will be needed.
“… suddenly looking like a measured success.”
Jobless slide continues: 2.4 million new claims.
“They need to return the money, and if they did this knowingly they need to be held accountable.”
The limits of helicopter money.
WaPo: Some companies won’t give the cash back.
“Our constituents have a lot of questions about where the hell this $3 trillion is going…”
Treasury: We “suggest” the rest of you reconsider. By May 7.
Incompetence or high-stakes brinksmanship?
The cost of recess.
Plus: PolitiFact fails … again.
Amnesty for PPP abusers?
Andrew Malcolm, Bryan Pruitt, and Peter Grandich at 4 pm ET!
Plus: Rule change this week for remote voting?
“I think we will be able to pass this today.”
Legislate in haste, repent at leisure. Emphasis on the leisure.
Er … who wants to tell her?
“Identity politics and the social pork barrel trump jobs and business solvency.”
Trump: “Something’s going to be happening.”
Duane Patterson, Christian Toto at 4 pm ET!
“Small business money issue is something that’s more front and center with the public…”
Where’s the Brave Sir Robin Congress?
Free money might be a little too free.
“I didn’t want the twitter world to know my name either. Turns out it isn’t half bad.”
“The pen-and-phone theory of executive lawmaking is unconstitutional slop.”
A genius stroke of marketing.