Can Congress save the economy?

Episode Notes

Sure, the economy’s shown some positive signs recently, with a spike in retail and lower-than-expected unemployment. But that good news may be fueled by the government’s massive coronavirus relief measures — some of which are set to expire soon. POLITICO’s Victoria Guida breaks down why Congress might need to take more sweeping action to keep the economy afloat. Plus, Sen. Tim Scott plans to introduce his police reform bill. And a judge allows Trump’s Tulsa rally to go on as planned.

Victoria Guida covers economic policy for POLITICO.
Jeremy Siegel is a host for POLITICO Dispatch.
Irene Noguchi is the executive producer of POLITICO audio.
Jenny Ament is the senior producer of POLITICO audio.