Steven Mnuchin, Treasury secretary, to meet with GOP leaders to create a 'targeted' stimulus offer

Steven Mnuchin, Treasury secretary, to meet with GOP leaders to create a 'targeted' stimulus offer


Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin said Friday that he’ll be meeting with GOP leaders on Capitol Hill to attempt to restart coronavirus stimulus negotiations.

Mr. Mnuchin said he’ll huddle with White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy before pitching a new proposal to Democrats.

“Mark Meadows and I will be speaking with Mitch McConnell and Kevin McCarthy this morning and we’re going to come up with a plan to talk to [House Speaker Nancy] Pelosi and [Senate Minority Leader Charles E.] Schumer and try to get a targeted bill done for the people who really need it,” Mr. Mnuchin said on CNBC. “And hopefully the Democrats will work with us.”

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Lawmakers have struggled for months to pass additional economic relief after pushing through a historic $2 trillion with bipartisan, bicameral support in March and a supplemental bill the following month.

However, many of the benefits and provisions, such

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