PBS NewsHour

What Trump's executive actions mean for struggling workers

Clip: 08/10/2020 | 10m 28s Video has closed captioning.

President Trump took a series of executive actions on Saturday to ease the economic strain of the COVID-19 pandemic, such as additional jobless benefits and a pause on federal student loan payments. But the moves, which bypassed Congress, prompted a flurry of questions, including about their legality. Yamiche Alcindor reports and joins Lisa Desjardins and Judy Woodruff to discuss the details.

Aired: 08/10/20

Rating: NR

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