Live updates: Coronavirus cases in U.S. top 5 million – The Washington Post

President Trumps new executive actions to disburse coronavirus relief without congressional approval sparked confusion and aggravation on Sunday among businesses, Democrats and state officials, a few of whom regreted the relocations would not provide the essential relief to cash-strapped Americans.
Trumps directives were focused on providing brand-new unemployment advantages, safeguarding renters from expulsion and holding off the payment of a federal tax. Some financial experts and experts faulted these policies as lawfully doubtful or incomplete– raising the prospect that the presidents effort to boost the economy may have only a soft impact.

By Tony Romm, Erica Werner and Jeff Stein.

August 10, 2020 at 12:25 AM EDT
Trumps executive actions trigger confusion among companies, state officials; Democrats assail them as unworkable.