On Friday afternoon, President Trump signed into law a $2 trillion stimulus bill to provide economic relief to businesses and individuals affected by the coronavirus pandemic. After several weeks of uncertainty, the final package does include a direct payment provision to get cash into the hands of struggling Americans. Here’s how these payments will work.
In March alone, retail sales fell by 8.7%, total industrial production dropped by 5.4%, and housing starts plummeted a staggering 22.3%.
It’s been nearly thirty years since billionaire Ross Perot ran for president on a platform that emphasized the dangers of the growing national debt.