PBS NewsHour

America’s COVID-19 economy struggles as cases climb

Clip: 08/02/2020 | 5m 23s

As the emergency $600-per-week unemployment benefit expired on July 31, officials expressed optimism for another relief package. The bill, being negotiated right now, would be the fifth since the pandemic hit and likely the last before the November elections. Diane Swonk, Chief Economist with Grant Thorton joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the economic effect of the pandemic.

Aired: 08/02/20

Rating: NR

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