Jul 28, 2020
The White House and Congress negotiate, but the economy won’t wait
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We now have two competing bills for COVID-19 relief after Senate Republicans released theirs Monday. Plus, the latest on President Trump's picks for the Fed. And, a French solution for hand sanitizer shortages.
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One major difference from the Democrats' bill is a sharp decrease in the amount of money for pandemic unemployment assistance.
The central bank's board of governors is designed with checks and balances, so one member's influence would be limited.
Some local officials have turned to their wine producers that have distilleries to tackle a sanitizer shortage.
David Brancaccio Host
Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Candace Manriquez Wrenn Producer/Editor
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director