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White House economic advisor suggests there’s no rush to pass a stimulus as more than 10 million people remain unemployed

Joseph LaVorgna

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Joseph LaVorgna, chief economist at the National Economic Council, signaled the White House sees no rush to release a coronavirus stimulus package as Friday’s jobs report said more than 10 million Americans remain unemployed. 

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics said on Friday that the country added 245,000 jobs in November, a figure far lower than the projected 460,000 additions and a sign that economic recovery has stagnated.

LaVorgna, in an interview with Yahoo! Finance, said these numbers don’t indicate that there’s an urgency for a second stimulus package.  

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