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Trump end run around Congress raises questions on his claims

3 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. - President Donald Trump's end run around Congress on coronavirus relief is raising questions about whether it would give Americans the economic lifeline he...
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States on hook for billions under Trump's unemployment plan

3 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

FALLS CHURCH, Va. - Whether President Donald Trump has the constitutional authority to extend federal unemployment benefits by executive order remains unclear. Equally up in...
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With latest executive orders, Trump gets approval from his golf club crowd

With latest executive orders, Trump gets approval from his golf club crowd

4 hours ago   |   Politico

BEDMINSTER, N.J. - As White House negotiators and Democrats tried - and failed - to reach a deal that could help the millions of Americans who are unemployed and facing...
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States on hook for billions under Trump's unemployment plan

States on hook for billions under Trump's unemployment plan

4 hours ago   |   Post Gazette   |   2 articles

A plan from President Donald Trump to extend additional unemployment benefits requires states to provide 25% of the funds, and it's unclear whether states have the money or the...
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Thousands of poll workers needed in Harris County for November's election

6 hours ago   |   ABC

Looking for a job? The Harris County Clerk's Office says they need more than 1,000 workers for the early voting period and more than 8,000 for Election Day.
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Trump's executive actions under fire as unemployed Americans eager for relief

7 hours ago   |   NBC News   |   2 articles

President Trump's move to bypass Congress for coronavirus economic relief was met with some criticism and confusion. House Speaker Pelosi says Trump's $400 weekly unemployment...
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Democrats ready to get back to negotiating table as Trump bypasses Congress to extend $400 in added unemployment benefits

7 hours ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

Democrats signaled on Sunday they're ready to get back to the negotiating table after President Trump signed an executive order to extend unemployment benefits of $400 a week...
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Will Trump's Executive Directives Provide Relief?

8 hours ago   |   NY Times

Because Congress controls federal spending, at least some of the measures will almost certainly be challenged in court. Or they may become moot if Congress reaches a deal.
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One in Three U.K. Employers Plans to Cut Jobs in This Quarter

8 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

One in three U.K. employers plans to cut staff this quarter, highlighting the growing risk of a labor market crisis derailing the post-lockdown recovery as government support...
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Poorest Americans Unlikely To Qualify For $400-A-Week Unemployment Checks: Report

8 hours ago   |   Forbes

It's not clear how the checks will even be paid for.
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States on hook for billions under Trump's unemployment plan

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