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Ranking member Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., left, speaks with chairman Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, during the Senate Finance Committee hearing on “The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement” on Tuesday, July 30, 2019. Bill Clark | CQ Roll Call | Getty Images Companies that cover the cost of health insurance for their furloughed workers may miss out on …

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday that he believed it was possible that the U.S. could open back up next month. “I do, Jim,” Mnuchin said after CNBC’s Jim Cramer asked about reopening the economy in May. The comments came during an interview on CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street.” “I think as soon as the …

President Donald Trump said Friday that he instructed Vice President Mike Pence not to reach out to governors who aren’t “appreciative” of his administration’s efforts to slow the spread of the coronavirus in their states. “If they don’t treat you right, I don’t call,” Trump said of those state leaders. “I think they should be …

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican from Kentucky, left, speaks to members of the media in the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, March 22, 2020. Sarah Silbiger | Bloomberg | Getty Images Democrats and Republicans on Monday continued negotiations over a massive stimulus funding package that failed to get enough votes in …

1. Dow set to plunge at open after Tuesday’s rebound U.S. stock futures hit their 5% “limit down” levels, meaning they can’t trade any lower in Wednesday’s premarket. However, the exchange-traded funds that track the Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500 and Nasdaq, which have no such curbs, were more than 6% lower. Another volatile …

House Democrats and the Trump administration reached agreement on a coronavirus response package Friday after a day of grueling negotiations, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said. “We are proud to have reached an agreement with the Administration to resolve outstanding challenges, and now will soon pass the Families First Coronavirus Response Act,” she wrote to Democrats …

In a 33-page opinion, the Office of Legal Counsel wrote that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, left, could conclude the Democrats’ request was really designed to make the tax returns of President Trump, right, public. Photo: Alex Wroblewski/Bloomberg News Updated June 14, 2019 5:19 p.m. ET WASHINGTON—The Justice Department backed Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s refusal to …