The United States government is failing its people. Ana Kasparian and John Iadarola, hosts of The Young Turks, break it down. https://tyt.com/go
“As Congress tries to hash out a stimulus package potentially worth more than $1 trillion, Democrats are gearing up for a fight over whether direct payments to Americans struggling with the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic will be enough.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is among those arguing for expanded unemployment insurance as a source of relief.
“A single $1,000 check would help someone pay their landlord in March but what happens after that?” the New York Democrat said on the chamber floor Wednesday. “A thousand dollars goes by pretty quickly if you’re unemployed. In contrast, expanded unemployment insurance — beefed-up unemployment insurance — covers you for a much longer time and would provide a much bigger safety net.”
Hosts: Ana Kasparian, John Iadarola
Cast: Ana Kasparian, John Iadarola
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