Counting to $2.2 Trillion: The CARES Act

Posted on AllSides April 7th, 2020

On March 27th, 2020 the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) was signed into law. The act will provide roughly $2.2 trillion in aid as a response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Today's article will break down where the $2 trillion is going. It diverges from our typical article pro/con format as the scale of this stimulus is unprecedented and research of the potential implications is currently underway.

Before we kickoff, let's take a moment to put the $2 trillion figure in context. The CARES Act dwarfs the...

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