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Obama’s former top economist tells us why it made ‘no sense’ for the GOP to pause stimulus spending — and breaks down what should be in the next aid package

Unemployment remains high and new jobless claims are still above 1 million almost five months into the coronavirus pandemic. Former top Obama economic advisor Jason Furman says Republicans made a mistake in assuming the economy would recover on its own without further government spending. “They have recessed without having acted […]
Obama’s former top economist tells us why it made ‘no sense’ for the GOP to pause stimulus spending — and breaks down what should be in the next aid package
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Experts are battling over Republicans’ biggest promise about their tax bill

Nine conservative economists wrote a letter of support for the GOP tax plan on Monday, saying it would lead to increased economic growth. Other economists took issue with the letter’s assumptions and growth projections. The letter and blowback are another chapter in the economic arguments over the effects of the […]
Experts are battling over Republicans’ biggest promise about their tax bill
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