Watch Live: President Trump signs decrees related to unemployment relief

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President Trump signed several unemployment relief orders on Saturday, the day after the executive pledged to take action amid another week of failed negotiations on Capitol Hill to reach agreement on a project coronavirus relief law.“I am taking executive action. We got it, ”Mr. Trump said.

Mr Trump announced an executive order granting a payroll tax holiday to Americans receiving less than $ 100,000 a year, and said he would make permanent payroll tax cuts if re-elected. Although Mr. Trump has repeatedly insisted that Congress pass a payroll tax cut, many Republicans in the Senate have expressed opposition to the idea, due to concerns about the potential impact on the trust fund. social security.

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