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Trump Signs Executive Orders After Coronavirus Bill Stalls, Dems Say They Are Unconstitutional 

HeadlineAug 10, 2020

President Trump signed four executive orders Saturday after Congress failed to agree on a new coronavirus relief bill. A number of Republican lawmakers joined Democrats slamming Trump’s actions as unconstitutional. Under Trump’s order, unemployed workers will continue receiving an additional $400 a week, but only once states put up a quarter of the money and set up a new system to distribute the payments — a process that could take months. Trump also ordered the deferral of payroll tax collections from workers earning under $100,000, but the taxes will still need to be paid back next year, after the election. Trump also signed an executive order on evictions, but it does not extend the federal moratorium that recently expired.

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