Fox’s Maria Bartiromo interrogated Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on the steps being taken to boost the U.S. economy amid the coronavirus outbreak on Monday.
The Mornings with Maria host pointed out that there have been “calls to shut everything down across the country, not specific states so that we understand when the end date is.”
“Are you considering a full shut down, Secretary?” Bartiromo asked.
“Maria, what I would say is, nothing against the financial people, and, and, and me, we should leave the medical suggestions to the medical professionals,” Mnuchin responded.
“But that’s not a medical suggestion, that’s also an economic suggestion,” Bartiromo replied. “We’ve got businesses that you’ve been on the phone with this weekend who say, ‘I’m out of cash. I need cash