Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) took the treasury secretary to task on Tuesday for the Trump administration's efforts to keep facilities such as slaughterhouses open without sufficient worker protections. "How many workers will die if we send people back to work without the protections they need, Mr. Secretary?" the senator asked Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, contrasting the point with Mnuchin's earlier line that the country risked "permanent economic damage" due to business closures.
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