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Worried that $2 Trillion Law Wasn’t enough, Trump and Congressional Leaders Converge on Need for new Coronavirus Economic Package

Congressional leaders and the White House are converging on the need for a new assistance package to try to contain the coronavirus pandemic’s economic devastation, fearful that a $2 trillion bailout law enacted last month will have only a limited effect.

By |2020-04-07T05:44:09-05:00April 7th, 2020|U.S. Politics|0 Comments

Pelosi Forges Ahead with 4th Coronavirus Relief Bill despite Naysayers

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is forging ahead on her plans to develop another coronavirus-related relief package to address the ongoing public health crisis, including more direct payments to Americans and increased unemployment benefits.

By |2020-04-06T15:26:55-05:00April 6th, 2020|U.S. Politics|0 Comments

Americans Warned of ‘Pearl Harbor Moment’ as Trump Tells Parts of the Nation to Brace for ‘Peak’

Americans are being advised to steel themselves for one of the most agonizing weeks in living memory, as President Trump and his advisers predicted parts of the country were nearing a peak of cases of covid-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.

By |2020-04-06T05:40:30-05:00April 6th, 2020|U.S. Politics|0 Comments

Fauci: ‘I don’t Understand Why’ Every state Hasn’t Issued Stay-At-Home Orders

The nation's top infectious disease expert said Thursday he doesn't understand why every state hasn't issued stay-at-home orders as novel coronavirus cases continue to surge across the US.

By |2020-04-03T06:17:16-05:00April 3rd, 2020|U.S. Politics|0 Comments

Infrastructure Often Embraced by both Parties, to no Avail

President Donald Trump wants to spend $2 trillion on infrastructure projects to create jobs and help the collapsing economy rebuild from the coronavirus' stunning blows. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says that seems about right.

By |2020-04-02T06:00:39-05:00April 2nd, 2020|U.S. Politics|0 Comments

Trump Projects Up To 240,000 Coronavirus Deaths in U.S., Even with Mitigation Efforts

President Trump and the physicians advising the federal pandemic response on Tuesday delivered a bleak outlook for the novel coronavirus’s spread across the country, predicting a best-case scenario of 100,000 to 240,000 fatalities in the United States and summoning all Americans to make additional sacrifices to slow the spread.

By |2020-04-01T05:43:57-05:00April 1st, 2020|U.S. Politics|0 Comments

Trump Calls For $2 Trillion Infrastructure Bill To Help Economy During Coronavirus

President Donald Trump on Tuesday said Congress should pass a $2 trillion spending plan to update the country's roads, bridges and other infrastructure, calling for it to be included in the next bill lawmakers are currently drafting to respond to the coronavirus crisis, which they refer to as Phase 4.

By |2020-04-01T05:56:52-05:00March 31st, 2020|U.S. Politics|0 Comments