PBS NewsHour

News Wrap: Americans to start receiving federal aid in days

Clip: 04/08/2020 | 3m 51s Video has closed captioning.

In our news wrap Wednesday, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told House Democrats Americans will start receiving direct deposits of COVID-19 aid next week. He also pressed Congress to add $250 billion to the Payroll Protection Program for small businesses. Also, the Afghan government freed 100 Taliban prisoners, saying the release was part of an agreement between the insurgent group and the U.S.

Aired: 04/08/20

Rating: NR

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