STEVE Mnuchin said Americans could be receiving their $600 stimulus checks as soon as next week, reports say.
The Treasury Secretary confirmed the welcome news on Monday after a Covid-19 package agreement was finally reached this weekend.
Speaking to CNBC on his 58th birthday, Mnuchin said the stimulus deal is “a great birthday present” to him as he revealed people could be getting their checks very soon.
The news emerged after lawmakers finally finalized the $900 billion economic relief package, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced on Sunday.
An agreement on stimulus checks had finally been expected to come this weekend after Congress held a rare weekend session to reach a coronavirus relief deal.
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