PBS NewsHour

How lack of more federal aid could derail economic recovery

Clip: 10/20/2020 | 6m 49s Video has closed captioning.

The coronavirus relief package Congress and the White House are negotiating over has a dual purpose of easing financial hardship for the unemployed and putting more money into the hands of consumers to keep the economy running. What happens when that aid doesn’t materialize? The Brookings Institution’s David Wessel joins Judy Woodruff to discuss why years of economic growth are at stake.

Aired: 10/20/20

Rating: NR

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