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America, you’re on your own from here on out. That is the message President Trump sent over the weekend with his quartet of executive orders — a quintessential Trump nonsolution to a monumental problem largely of his own making. Support our journalism. Subscribe today. This may be the last significant action — or at least an action that pretends to be significant — that the president takes between now and Election Day to deal with the coronavirus pandemic and the economic crisis it has caused. And it will accomplish almost nothing. Let’s break it down :. - The supplemental unemployment insurance included in the Cares Act, which provided the 30 million or so Americans who have lost their jo... Full story

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