Trump would support more aid to airlines, says White House

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President Donald Trump would support legislation to give more financial aid to airlines, White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said after meeting with industry executives Thursday, according to a Bloomberg News report. Meadows said the airline industry needs $25 billion and that as many as 50,000 jobs are at risk. As Bloomberg writes, airlines including United Airlines Holdings Inc. and American Airlines Group Inc. have warned they plan mass layoffs in October, after a federal prohibition expires.
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