Trump: Some States May Not Have to Pick Up Unemployment Tab


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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