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Trump wants his name on millions of stimulus checks, even if it delays them

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The Treasury Department on Monday ordered that Trump’s name appear on the paper checks being rushed to millions of people by the IRS.

Those checks could end up being delayed a few days in order to add the president’s name to them, according to senior IRS officials. In order to add Trump’s name — which will appear in typeface rather than as a signature given the checks are from the Treasury rather than from the president — the code in the IRS’s computers must be tweaked and subsequently tested.

“Any last minute request like this will create a downstream snarl that will result in a delay,” Chad Hooper, a quality control manager who serves as national president of the IRS’s Professional Managers Association, told the Press.

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