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The Hill's 12:30 Report - Trump's coronavirus executive orders stirs debate

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Over the weekend, President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump suggests some states may 'pay nothing' as part of unemployment plan Trump denies White House asked about adding him to Mount Rushmore Trump, US face pivotal UN vote on Iran MORE signed executive orders to help with coronavirus relief as the negotiations on Capitol Hill are stalled. https://bit.ly/3iw6gvV 

Here’s a breakdown of each line item, via The Washington Post’s Heather Long: https://wapo.st/2FaTPHK 

From Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiWhite House officials, Democrats spar over legality, substance of executive orders Sunday shows - Trump coronavirus executive orders reverberate Pelosi: 'Of course there's room for compromise' on 0-per-week unemployment benefit MORE (D-Calif.): Pelosi called Trump’s executive actions “illusions” in an interview with “Fox News Sunday.” In Pelosi’s words: “What the president did is unconstitutional slop.” https://bit.ly/3ktZglh 

From Treasury Secretary Steven MnuchinSteven Terner MnuchinWhite House officials, Democrats spar over legality, substance of executive orders Sunday shows - Trump coronavirus executive orders reverberate Pelosi: 'Of course there's room for compromise' on 0-per-week unemployment benefit MORE: “If we can get a fair deal, we’ll do it this week, but the president needed to take action," Mnuchin said on CNBC. "He’s not going to sit around." https://bit.ly/2Du2W5X 

From Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerChuck SchumerWhite House officials, Democrats spar over legality, substance of executive orders Schumer declines to say whether Trump executive orders are legal: They don't 'do the job' Schumer: Idea that 0 unemployment benefit keeps workers away from jobs 'belittles the American people' MORE (D-N.Y.): "It doesn't do the job," Schumer said on ABC’s "This Week" on Sunday. "It's not going to go into effect in most places for weeks or months because it's so put together in a crazy way." https://bit.ly/31AGr7b 

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