August 01, 2020
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While U.S. employers added 1.8 million jobs in July, the pace of hiring was slower than a month earlier. And with tens of millions still out of work, it could be a long road back to full employment.
Sandy Villatoro, a housekeeper who lost her job in March, doesn't know how she'll pay the bills for her family of four now that the additional $600 weekly in federal aid she was receiving has expired.
The coronavirus continues to take a toll on the U.S. economy, endangering President Trump's chances for reelection. But the White House has done little to advance economic recovery efforts.