Mar 19, 2020 - Politics & Policy

Podcast: The plan to save America

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Trump signs historic $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill

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President Trump signed the $2.2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package into law on Friday shortly after the House passed the bill.

Why it matters: What happens in Washington is often lost on the rest of the country. But this rescue package is the largest in American history, has the attention of leaders on both sides of Pennsylvania Avenue and matters to Americans back home.

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Podcast: Bailing out the hospitals

For weeks, hospitals have been requesting federal aid to help cover soaring costs associated with coronavirus testing and treatment. Dan and Axios' Bob Herman discuss what the hospitals got and why it matters.

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Mark Meadows resigns from Congress to become Trump's chief of staff

Former North Carolina Rep. Mark Meadows at the Capitol in December. Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Rep. Mark Meadows officially resigned from Congress on Monday, ahead of becoming the new White House chief of staff.

The big picture: Meadows announced last year his retirement from Congress and was named by President Trump as Mick Mulvaney's replacement earlier this month. Per Axios' Alayna Treene, Meadows has been actively preparing for the role during the transition period and has been working closely with Mulvaney. Alayna reported Sunday that he would formally start as Trump's new chief on Tuesday.

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