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Effects of the Jones Act in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic

American industries are feeling the brunt of the COVID-19 pandemic, especially as some states extend their stay-at-home orders. Due to extensions, some are calling for President Trump to issue an emergency Jones Act waiver.

One America’s Stephanie Myers spoke with Colin Grabow, a policy analyst at the Cato Institute, who discussed the threats posed by the act and the steps the White House should take.