“What you don’t want to do is have a reward given to people who don’t want to work,” he said.
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According to Texas Republican Senator John Cornyn, a payroll tax holiday is also being considered.
“That is a little challenging, because the payroll tax is how we pay for Medicare and Social Security — but that would be a way to get money directly in the hands of people who need the cash,” says Cornyn.
In May, Senior White House economic adviser Kevin Hassett said another phase of stimulus payments is "pretty likely," but not timeline was offered.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said they don’t want to rush and have issues like last time, including issues with payment of stimulus checks.
And earlier this week, a government watchdog reported that $1.4 billion in coronavirus relief payments went to dead people.