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McConnell says Senate ‘not quite ready’ to craft new stimulus: ‘It won’t be a $3 trillion left-wing wish list’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., told “The Story with Martha MacCallum” Thursday that the Senate is “not quite ready to intelligently” lay out the next coronavirus stimulus package, but added “it’s not too far off.” “The [CARES] Act, which passed a month or so ago on a bipartisan basis, only about half of that […]

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White House Refuses to Let Fauci Testify

    The White House is blocking Dr. Anthony Fauci from testifying before a House subcommittee investigating the coronavirus outbreak and response, arguing that it would be “counterproductive” for him to appear next week while in the midst of participating in the government’s responses to the pandemic, the Washington Post reports. In fact, Fauci is expected to […]

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Trump Slams Kemp for Reopening Georgia

    President Trump said he told Gov. Brian Kemp (R) he “totally” disagreed with his decision to roll back coronavirus restrictions and allow shuttered businesses such as nail salons and barber shops to reopen this week, the Atlanta Journal Constitution reports. Said Trump: “So do I agree with him? No. But I respect him and I’ll […]

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Trumpists Urge Defiance of Social Distancing Rules

    “A protest movement is taking hold targeting states that have extended social-distancing rules, closed schools and restricted access to large religious gatherings. And it’s being fed by loyalists and political allies of President Trump,” the Daily Beast reports. “The tension has prompted Republican lawmakers and supporters of the president to publicly call for Americans […]

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Trump Threatens to Adjourn Both Houses of Congress

    President Trump threatened to use his executive power to force both chambers of Congress to adjourn if the Senate did not confirm his nominees for vacancies across the administration,” The Hill reports. “The president, during a coronavirus briefing in the Rose Garden, offered a lengthy diatribe against what he described as congressional obstruction and argued confirming […]

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Millennials Don’t Stand a Chance

    Annie Lowrey: “The Millennials entered the workforce during the worst downturn since the Great Depression. Saddled with debt, unable to accumulate wealth, and stuck in low-benefit, dead-end jobs, they never gained the financial security that their parents, grandparents, or even older siblings enjoyed. They are now entering their peak earning years in the […]

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DeSantis Defends Labeling Pro Wrestling as ‘Essential’

    Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) defended the decision to label World Wrestling Entertainment and other professional sports as “essential services” amid the coronavirus pandemic, saying that people were “starved for content,” the Tampa Bay Times reports. Said DeSantis: “People are chomping at the bit If you think about it, we have never had a period […]