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Speaking on CNN’s “State of the Union” late Sunday, White House (WH) Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow said, a new economic relief bill cannot be ruled out, as the Trump administration looks to ease the ‘tremendous hardships” caused by the coronavirus pandemic, per Reuters.

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“We know the economy is still in a terrible, contractionary phase, tremendous hardships, everywhere.” 

“We’re trying to work through this. I don’t want to rule in or out anything right now. We are in discussions internally and with leading members of Congress.”

“Trump has considered linking such aid to sanctuary cities’ immigration policies.”

“Then we’ll see, we will see in a couple of weeks, what needs to be done and perhaps how to do it.”

When asked whether more aid would be given to small businesses, “it may be,” Kudlow said. “We haven’t made a decision yet.”