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Trump signs coronavirus relief orders after talks with Congress break down

1 month ago   |   By National Post

BEDMINSTER - President Donald Trump signed executive orders on Saturday partly restoring enhanced unemployment payments to the tens of millions of Americans who lost jobs in the coronavirus pandemic, as the United States marked a grim milestone of 5 million cases.
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Trump extends student loan relief through year's end

Trump extends student loan relief through year's end

1 month ago   |   By Politico

President Donald Trump on Saturday signed an executive order continuing the pause on monthly payments and interest for many student loan borrowers until the end of the year.
Trump's order is aimed at circumventing Congress to extend the emergency student loan relief granted in March under the CARES Act. That payment leeway is set to expire for roughly 40 million Americans on Sept. 30, just weeks before the presidential election.
“Today I'm extending this policy through the end of the year, and we'll extend it further than that, most likely right after Dec. 1," the president said before...
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In Executive Actions, Trump Extends Unemployment Benefits

In Executive Actions, Trump Extends Unemployment Benefits

1 month ago   |   By NPR

President Trump signed four executive actions to provide economic relief amid the coronavirus pandemic. They amount to a stopgap measure, after not reaching a deal with Congress. (Image credit: Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images)
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In Executive Actions, Trump Extends Unemployment Benefits

In Executive Actions, Trump Extends Unemployment Benefits

1 month ago   |   By NPR

President Trump signed four executive actions to provide economic relief amid the coronavirus pandemic. They amount to a stopgap measure, after not reaching a deal with Congress. (Image credit: Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images)
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Trump extends unemployment benefits, defers payroll tax

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

BEDMINSTER, N.J. - Bypassing Congress, President Donald Trump on Saturday signed executive orders deferring payroll taxes for some Americans and extending unemployment benefits after negotiations on a new coronavirus rescue package collapsed.
Trump accused Democrats of loading up their rescue bill with priorities unrelated to the coronavirus. “We've had it,” he said at a news conference at his country club in Bedminister, New Jersey.
Trump said the payroll tax cut would apply to those earning less than $100,000 a year. He said that if he is reelected in November, he would look at the...
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Pres. Trump to sign COVID-related executive orders, including $400 weekly unemployment benefit | LIVE

1 month ago   |   By ABC

Trump seemed set to claim the power to defer payroll taxes and extend expired unemployment benefits after negotiations with Congress on a new coronavirus rescue package collapsed.
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Trump signing orders aimed at extending some pandemic relief after Congress fails to reach a deal

1 month ago   |   By CNBC

President Trump's orders will extend unemployment benefits, provide a payroll tax holiday, defer student loan payments and extend the federal moratorium on evictions.
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