“President Trump’s executive actions to address the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic are aimed at extending economic relief for millions of Americans, but the measures face possible legal challenges and implementation hurdles,” the Wall Street Journal reports.
“Democrats charged that the president’s actions Saturday were an unconstitutional breach of Congressional spending authority, and House Democrats plan to discuss a response on a conference call on Monday afternoon, an aide said. But the House is in recess for the rest of August, making quick legislative action against the orders unlikely.”
“With the Nov. 3 election looming, however, any move to block the payments could backfire, as Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin suggested in a televised interview Sunday.”
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