Mnuchin agrees to Democratic demands on coronavirus testing plan

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday he would give in to Democratic demands relating to coronavirus testing in a pandemic relief package, a small step toward a deal.

“When I speak to Pelosi today, I’m going to tell her that we’re not going to let the testing issue stand in the way,” Mnuchin said on CNBC’s Squawk Box Thursday morning.

“We’ll fundamentally agree with their testing language, subject to minor issues. This issue is being overblown,” Mnuchin added.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has said the Trump administration’s language regarding a national plan for coronavirus testing, tracing, treatment, and
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