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Sen. Markey Says Trillion-Dollar Relief Package Is Necessary To Boost Economy05:22
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The volatile financial markets rebounded on Tuesday, as the White House and Congress contemplated a possible trillion-dollar relief package for American workers, families and business — and the Federal Reserve announced a special fund designed to keep credit flowing.

But is a trillion-dollar bailout really necessary?

Massachusetts Sen. Ed Markey thinks so, and he joined WBUR's Morning Edition to explain why.

This segment aired on March 18, 2020.

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Bob Oakes is a senior correspondent in the WBUR newsroom, a role he took on in 2021 after nearly three decades hosting WBUR's Morning Edition.

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