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Democrats Slam Trump's Executive Actions, Critiquing Both Substance and Legality

Added 08-09-20 04:07:02pm EST - “One expert told NPR that the unemployment measure is particularly controversial because it is "using appropriated funds by Congress in ways that Congress might not have intended."” - Npr.org

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Npr.org: “Democrats Slam Trump's Executive Actions, Critiquing Both Substance and Legality”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

President Trump signs executive actions regarding coronavirus economic relief during a news conference in Bedminster, N.J., on Saturday. A number of lawmakers are criticizing the measures' substance and constitutionality. Jim Watson /AFP via Getty Images hide caption

President Trump signs executive actions regarding coronavirus economic relief during a news conference in Bedminster, N.J., on Saturday. A number of lawmakers are criticizing the measures' substance and constitutionality.

Democrats on Sunday slammed President Trump's executive actions aimed at providing economic relief during the coronavirus pandemic, saying the measures are both ineffective and unconstitutional.

Trump signed three memoranda and one executive order at his Bedminster, N.J., golf resort on Saturday amid stalled negotiations with Congress over a new COVID-19 relief package.

The measures would extend some federal unemployment benefits, continue the suspension of student loan repayment, defer payroll tax collection for many workers, and task federal officials with reviewing "resources that may be used to prevent evictions and foreclosures."

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