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Trump and Obama Clash Publicly Over White House COVID Response

Trump and Obama Clash Publicly Over White House COVID Response

An unusual election year marked by a pandemic has brought former president Barack Obama back into the spotlight. After appearing in campaign ads and endorsing Joe Biden, Obama has been much more visible. Apparently, Obama thinks the country’s leaders are not “even pretending to be in charge.” President Donald Trump …

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LA County Lockdown to Extend at Least Three More Months

LA County Lockdown to Extend at Least Three More Months

Most parts of the country are finally relaxing some of their coronavirus restrictions. Meanwhile, LA County is hunkering down for at least three more months of lockdowns. According to country officials on Tuesday, the populous region is expected to stay on some form of a stay-at-home order through August. That …

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Democrats Pushing for $3 Trillion Coronavirus Relief Bill

Democrats Pushing for $3 Trillion Coronavirus Relief Bill

House democrats are rushing to put forth a relief bill for the ongoing economic havoc caused by the novel coronavirus. Congress has already authorized several relief bills, but only one previously granted funds directly to citizens. Other relief bills have been aimed at businesses and state governments, as well as …

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Trump Ramps up Coronavirus Testing… Inside White House

Trump Ramps up Coronavirus Testing… Inside White House

President Donald Trump’s messaging on COVID-19 has been consistent over the last week. The important thing, the president has emphasized, is getting people back to work. The economy can’t stay closed down forever. The messaging hasn’t been that health is unimportant, per se, but that the economy has to get …

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New Report Shows Unemployment Rivaling Depression-Era Numbers

New Report Shows Unemployment Rivaling Depression-Era Numbers

The novel coronavirus has caused immense damage to the economy, in ways that many pundits didn’t expect. While the impact of the disease itself has been mitigated by lockdown efforts, those same efforts have shuttered swaths of the economy. Now, the unemployment rate is at a staggering 14.7 percent, the …

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Trump and UK PM Boris Johnson to Speak on Coronavirus

Trump and UK PM Boris Johnson to Speak on Coronavirus

On Tuesday afternoon, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke to Donald Trump over the phone. According to those familiar with the call, they primarily discussed COVID-19. The two leaders agreed to a concerted US and UK effort to combat the spread of the disease. Both leaders have been roundly criticized …

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Crude Oil Trading at All-Time Low Price: Negative

Crude Oil Trading at All-Time Low Price: Negative

For the first time in world history, oil producers are quite literally paying to have oil taken off their hands. Demand for gasoline is all but nonexistent globally as lockdown orders keep millions of people at home. As such, production has dramatically outpaced demand, and oil manufacturers are scrambling to …

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