Mnuchin said that he is requesting that the Fed return to Treasury the unused funds appropriated by Congress for operation of the programs.
Kai Ryssdal talks with Gbenga Ajilore of the Center for American Progress, who argues that pandemic economic relief should be more inclusive.
But the U.S. is way behind most developed countries in mandating paid sick leave.
Analysts predict the outcome of the election will play a key role in what legislation makes it through the legislative process before the end of this year.
The House report calls for the biggest changes in decades in how the government regulates and prevents monopolies.
After saying relief will have to wait until after the election, Trump then tweeted he'd be willing to sign certain stimulus measures into law.
The comments from the president came just hours after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell urged Congress to come through with more aid.
The uncertainty over whether there'll be another round of loans — and whether small loans will be forgiven automatically — is holding them back.
Republicans and Democrats both want to have the laws changed, if for different reasons.