Trump Caves & Signs COVID-19 Relief Bill 5 Days Late After Gaining No Concessions

Over the Christmas weekend, President Donald Trump was the only man with the power to forestall a government shutdown on Tuesday and approve a $900 billion stimulus bill to restore jobless benefits to millions of laid-off Americans and prevent further economic calamity.  On Sunday, Trump reluctantly signed the COVID relief and government funding bills his own administration helped negotiate and that his own aides claimed he’d approved days ago.  Since the bills were not signed until Sunday, he was too late to prevent unemployment aid from lapsing. The delay also pushed the government within 30…

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