Architect of Trump tax cut may run $500 billion coronavirus loan program


WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Deputy Treasury Secretary Justin Muzinich, an architect of the sweeping 2017 Republican tax cut, is under consideration to oversee a newly created $500 billion coronavirus rescue loan program for large companies, cities and states, two sources familiar with the agency’s plans said.

FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Treasury building is seen in Washington, September 29, 2008. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

The move is part of a range of staffing shifts within the Treasury Department to implement an unprecedented $2.2 trillion coronavirus rescue plan passed by Congress last week.

Muzinich, 42, a former Morgan Stanley mergers and acquisitions banker, also

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