Trump Mulls Stimulus Measures In Response To Virus

Politico reports:

Top White House and Treasury officials are scheduled to meet with President Donald Trump on Monday afternoon to discuss options for fiscal stimulus measures amid the uncertainty over the spread of the coronavirus throughout the U.S.

Among the options under consideration: paid leave for workers, relief for small businesses and aid to certain sectors facing diminished business due to the virus. Economic officials have also begun weighing the idea of providing government-backed relief to specific geographic regions in the country hit hard by the outbreak.