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  • we have some breaking news on the jobs front right now.

  • The weekly unemployment claims are in, and they're staggering again.

  • 6.6 million people filed for unemployment over the last week.

  • Three week total.

  • Now over 16 million unemployment claims filed.

  • Want to go to Rebecca Jarvis, our chief business economic course correspondent and Rebecca?

  • It is just not letting up.

  • No, it's not letting up Georgian.

  • And frankly, it's what you would expect from this total shutdown of the U.

  • S.

  • Economy.

  • And the question now for most Americans is when am I going to get my stimulus check?

  • When am I going to get that unemployment insurance and when are the job's going to come back?

  • And we've been talking to Treasury about those $1200 stimulus check set to hit accounts beginning early next week.

  • If you have direct deposit.

  • The unemployment insurance system for many Americans, as they've been applying has been shutting down, hasn't been working for a lot of people.

  • The money is there, and so you have to do that.

  • You have to apply for it in order to get it.

  • But the money is there, and George this morning the Federal Reserve simultaneously with this announcement of the 6.6 million Americans who lost their jobs last week announcing a new stimulus program, a $2.3 trillion program toe lend to businesses of all sizes, as well as state and local governments, which we know George, those state and local governments have been dealing with this crisis.

  • Both the economic fallout as well as the health care issues and the costs of both of those things are really a knish you for state and local governments.

  • So this trillion dollar, $2.3 trillion stimulus plan from the Fed is really important as well.

  • It is essential.

  • Okay, Rebecca Jarvis.

  • Thanks.

  • Hi, everyone.

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we have some breaking news on the jobs front right now.


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660萬美國人申請失業 l ABC新聞網 (6.6 million Americans file for unemployment l ABC News)

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