Mnuchin: Negotiators 'very close' to deal on coronavirus stimulus

White House Legislative Affairs Director Eric Ueland and U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin walk from a meeting during negotiations on a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) relief package on Capitol in Washington, U.S., March 23, 2020. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Monday that Republican and Democratic senators and Trump administration negotiators were nearing a deal on a coronavirus stimulus bill.

“I think we’re very close,” Mnuchin told reporters, while shuttling between offices in the U.S. Capitol. “We’re trying to finish it up tonight,” he said.

Reporting by Richard Cowan; writing by Patricia Zengerle; Editing by Sandra Maler