"It's something that we're very seriously considering," Steve Mnuchin said
There is another subtle reason to be wary of calls to "defund the police."
The slump is three times greater than the decline seen during the 2008 global financial crisis but it is hoped April is the "low point".
"Key results will be obtained in less than two months, but the trial will extend beyond that to look at long-term immune responses," said Walter Reed Army Institute of Research spokesman Samir Deshpande on Thursday.
"I think we have learned that if you shut down the economy you're going to create more damage, and not just economic damage," Mnuchin said during an inteview on CNBC.
President Trump has seen a collapse in his poll numbers as his job approval rating dropped 10 points in one month.
Gallup survey also found that the president's economic disapproval rating was at its highest level since November 2017.
Advertising is an under-appreciated means by which our economic recovery can be accelerated.
More than $1 trillion in additional funding from the federal government will be necessary, the Economic Policy Institute suggested.
Democratic nominee Joe Biden hasn't been a fan of the idea, citing a lesson his father taught him that a job is about more than just a paycheck.
A fourth economic relief package is likely on the horizon, but that doesn't mean there will be a second round of checks to individuals.
Approximately 4.9 million furloughed workers were misclassified as employed, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
"Everybody wants to have Maine open so I figure I might as well say it while I'm up here," President Trump said Friday. "Get the state open, Governor."
A second round of stimulus checks could help Americans struggling because of the pandemic, but legislators aren't convinced it's the best use of resources.
Republican candidate Tim Eyman has compared Washington Governor Jay Inslee's coronavirus restrictions to the death of George Floyd, insisting that the public health measures have a "knee on the neck" of businesses.
Stimulus checks received strong bipartisan support in March, but that unity isn't present on Capitol Hill this time around.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said last week that the Senate is looking at writing a fourth and final stimulus bill that will have input from Democrats and ensure it is signed by President Donald Trump
Primark said there would be limits on the number of customers allowed in the stores to keep to social distancing guidelines.
Democrats must aggressively make their case to Latinos for how we will create jobs and get America working again.
"One of the reasons the market is so buoyant: I see a new America 2.0 that's much more efficient in how it runs its businesses," O'Leary said while appearing CNBC's 'Squawk Box.'
While money is still trickling into Americans pockets from the CARES Act, lawmakers are looking toward a second round of payments. But it's far from guaranteed.
While Trump and his supporters have pointed to the stock market's rebound as a marker of economic success, tens of millions of Americans remain unemployed as the unemployment rate has surged into the double digits from a low of 3.5 percent in February.
The poll finds Biden with 54 percent support from responders and Trump with 43 percent support.
Under Senator Rob Portman's proposal, the federal government would pay $450 a week to those who return to the workforce. Republicans have argued that the extra $600 per week jobless bonus now in place is a disincentive for people to go back to work.