Trump $400 Unemployment Benefit : The NPR Politics Podcast President Trump announced an executive action last weekend to grant an additional $400 in employment benefits after the White House and Congress failed to strike a deal. But, like the three other pronouncements that came at the same time, it is unclear how the order will be implemented and what the president actually has the power to do.

READ: In Executive Actions, Trump Extends Some Unemployment Benefits, Defers Payroll Taxes

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Trump's Executive Actions Are Less Than Meets The Eye

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Trump's Executive Actions Are Less Than Meets The Eye

Trump's Executive Actions Are Less Than Meets The Eye

Trump's Executive Actions Are Less Than Meets The Eye

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President Trump announced an executive action last weekend to grant an additional $400 in employment benefits after the White House and Congress failed to strike a deal. But, like the three other pronouncements that came at the same time, it is unclear how the order will be implemented and what the president actually has the power to do.

Read: In Executive Actions, Trump Extends Some Unemployment Benefits, Defers Payroll Taxes

This episode: campaign correspondent Scott Detrow, White House correspondent Ayesha Rascoe, and chief economics correspondent Scott Horsley.

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Subscribe to the NPR Politics Podcast here.
Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org.
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