While Republicans and Democrats are still unable to tune in to aid for the economy and jobs in the United States, Donald Trump is stepping up to the plate. The Republican billionaire has promulgated by decree a new plan to help Americans. “Enough, we are going to save American jobs and come to the aid of American workers,” the candidate for a second term said at a press conference at his golf course in Bedminster, New Jersey.

Mr. Trump has signed four documents that provide for a wage freeze, an extended unemployment benefit of $ 400 per week, protections for tenants threatened with eviction and a postponement of the repayment of student loans. As the United States is on its way to crossing the 5 million Covid-19 case mark, with more than 160,000 dead, the White House and Congressional Democrats had been engaged for two weeks in negotiations to reach a new gigantic plan to support the economy.

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But with less than three months of the presidential election, and while the first aid measures expired on July 31, these discussions have so far yielded nothing. Mr. Trump, who lags in the polls against Democratic candidate Joe Biden, said his decision to bypass Congress by signing orders will allow the funds to be “quickly distributed”. In reality, these announcements will likely be challenged in court since it is to Congress that the US Constitution entrusts most of the country’s budget decisions.

Joe Biden called the plan “a series of half measures.” “Another cynical attempt to shirk responsibility,” he criticized, saying the country needed a “real leader” capable of negotiating a deal with Congress. The American billionaire, who had invited members

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