President Donald Trump on Sunday said some states may pay nothing of the additional unemployment benefits he approved in coronavirus executive orders signed Saturday.
The president’s order provides an additional $400 per week in unemployment benefits to help cushion the economic fallout of the pandemic, with states required to cover 25% of the cost.
Some states may not have to pay the $100 — but governors have to apply with the federal government first.
“We have a system where we can do 100% or we can do 75%, they pay 25,” Trump told reporters Sunday, according to CNN.
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