Nearly 3 million more unemployment claims in U.S. as COVID-19 job losses total 36 million
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• U.S. jobless claims totaled 2.98 million last week, unemployment is close to 16%

Almost 3 million more Americans filed for unemployment last week.

Today's job loss figures bring the total losses over the last 2 months to 36 million.

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits has been in the millions for 8 straight weeks.

No subsidies for workers in America, as some European countries have done during the coronavirus crisis. Even those $1200 Trump signed checks were bungled....

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