PBS NewsHour

Summers: U.S. must spend 'whatever it takes' to manage virus

Clip: 03/26/2020 | 7m 22s Video has closed captioning.

Former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers has deep experience in economic policy. On Wednesday, he was among a bipartisan group of economic experts urging U.S. officials to prioritize resolving the pandemic’s medical emergency before trying to rectify its economic fallout. Summers joins Judy Woodruff to discuss direct payments to Americans, funding hospitals and the need for consistent strategy.

Aired: 03/26/20

Rating: NR

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