Dec 23, 2020
Trump’s COVID relief package criticism
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The president says Congress' $900 billion COVID relief bill needs to be reconfigured. Plus, how consumers are feeling. And, Congress this year expanded the list of items that can be purchased with Flexible Spending Accounts, including, for the first time, feminine hygiene products.
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While Trump did not specifically threaten to veto the COVID bill, there's a chance this could delay relief checks.
Even with the rollout of vaccinations and federal action on a relief package, many consumers are wary about the future.
The CARES Act expanded the list of items that FSA money can be used to buy, which includes feminine hygiene products.
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