Coronavirus-Aid Talks Teeter Amid Lack of Progress

WASHINGTON—President Trump said he was prepared to move forward with executive orders to provide more coronavirus aid to Americans, after White House negotiations with Democrats made no progress toward agreements on unemployment benefits and state and local aid, two of the central issues in the talks. Mr. Trump said he was set to take executive…

WASHINGTON—President Trump said he was prepared to move forward with executive orders to provide more coronavirus aid to Americans, after White House negotiations with Democrats made no progress toward agreements on unemployment benefits and state and local aid, two of the central issues in the talks.

Mr. Trump said he was set to take executive action to suspend the payroll tax, retroactive to July 1 and running through the end of the year. He also said he intended to extend recently expired jobless payments through December,…

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