“To be honest with you, I just think these numbers right now are not relevant whether they’re bigger or smaller in the short term. Obviously, there people who have jobless claims, and, again, the good thing about the bill is the president is protecting those people.
“They had no choice, now with this bill passed by Congress, there are protections, and as I said, hopefully, those workers will be rehired, but between these three programs, it protects all of American workers.”
“And by the way, you know, lots of big companies do continue to hire, for obviously grocery stores, pharmacies, you know, delivery services. These companies are on overtime, so I know they’re hiring people as fast as they can.” – Steve Mnuchin, speaking on CNBC.
Steve Mnuchin: it’s “not relevant” that 3.3 million more Americans are now out of a job and filing for unemployment.
It’s absolutely stunning how out of touch the Trump administration is as countless Americans suffer thanks to their incompetent response to the coronavirus. pic.twitter.com/rnBMdlGvcN
— Michael Gwin (@MichaelJGwin) March 26, 2020