Adm. Giroir: We’ve Supplied NY With Everything It Asked For
U.S. Assistant Health Secretary Adm. Brett Giroir told Fox News’ “Fox & Friends” on Thursday that New York has received “everything they have asked for,” in terms of coronavirus relief from the federal government.
Trump: Feds Developing New Guidelines for Virus Risk
President Donald Trump said Thursday that federal officials are developing guidelines to rate counties by risk of virus spread, as he aims to begin to ease nationwide guidelines meant to stem the coronavirus outbreak.In a letter to the nation’s governors, Trump said the new…
Tim Scott: Why I, Other Senators Objected to Relief Payments
Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., said in the end the good “outweighed the bad” in the coronavirus stimulus package passed by the Senate.
Grassley: Unemployment Numbers Likely High Again Next Week
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley said Thursday he wasn’t surprised “at all” by the news that 3.3 million people filed for unemployment benefits last week, and he expects next week’s announcement to contain numbers that are just as high.
Kellyanne Conway: Fourth-Round Stimulus Bill May Be Coming
There may be a fourth-round stimulus bill coming up as the fight against the effects of the novel coronavirus continues to slam the United States, according to presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway.
Guy Reschenthaler to Newsmax TV: Green New Deal Would Tank Economy
Rep. Guy Reschenthaler, R-Penn., on Thursday told Newsmax TV that passing a “Green New Deal” would “put an anchor on the economy” when it’s at a vulnerable point due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Canada Slams Reported Trump Plan for Troops at Northern Border
Canada’s government on Thursday objected to U.S. President Donald Trump’s reported plan to deploy troops along the U.S.-Canada border, calling it unnecessary because of the coronavirus outbreak and warning it would damage relations between the two countries.
Union Boss Trumka: Relief Package Good, ‘Not Perfect’
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka is voicing support for the coronavirus stimulus package. “First of all, it was much needed. And like every bill, it’s not perfect.”
Bernie Kerik to Newsmax TV: I’d Encourage de Blasio to Release Certain Prisoners During Outbreak
Former New York City Police Commissioner Bernie Kerik told Newsmax TV on Thursday that he has no problem with New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s decision to release 300 inmates at Rikers Island…
Peter Navarro: High Unemployment Numbers ‘Totally Expected’
The news that a record 3.3 million Americans applied for unemployment last week was “totally expected” at the White House, trade advisor Peter Navarro said Thursday.
Gov. Ricketts to Newsmax TV: Nebraska ‘Ahead of the Curve’ on Coronavirus
Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts told Newsmax TV on Thursday that his state is “ahead of the curve” when it comes to preparing for the coronavirus outbreak.
Labor Secretary Scalia: Relief Checks Likely in Three Weeks
Americans could start receiving relief checks within three weeks from the massive $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus plan expected to be passed and signed on Friday, Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia said Thursday.
Pelosi: Bipartisan House OK for $2T Coronavirus Bill Likely Friday
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she expected the chamber to pass an estimated $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief bill when it meets on Friday, after the Senate overwhelmingly approved the unprecedented economic rescue legislation Wednesday evening.
Sanctuary Cities More Prone to Coronavirus
In the current coronavirus lockdowns, it’s worth taking a look at the policies of the outbreak’s epicenters.
Rep. Collins: Quarantines Raise Questions on House Votes
The House will need to determine how lawmakers who have self-quarantined after exposure to coronavirus will be able to vote on the massive $2 trillion stimulus bill passed by the Senate, Rep. Doug Collins, said Thursday.
Rep. McCarthy: House Likely Will Debate, Pass Stimulus Bill Friday
The House likely will pass the $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill Friday, and there will be debate even without the full body being present, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said Thursday.
Report: Internal Memo Claims Coronavirus Testing at Pentagon Is ‘Scarce’
Coronavirus testing at the Pentagon is scarce, according to an internal memo to Pentagon officials.
Trump Campaign Warns of Legal Action Against PAC’s Coronavirus Ad
Television stations are being threatened by President Donald Trump’s campaign if they continue to broadcast an ad alleging that the president called the coronavirus a “hoax.”
Pro-Biden Super PAC Hires Former Clinton, Harris Aide
Unite the Country, a super PAC backing former Vice President Joe Biden’s presidential candidacy, has hired Lily Adams, a former aide to Hillary Clinton and Sen. Kamala Harris, as its chief communications officer.
Pelosi Celebrates Stimulus Bill Passage: ‘Bipartisan Legislation’
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi cheered the Senate’s passage of the $2 trillion stimulus bill that’s aimed at giving the nation’s economy a boost amid the coronavirus pandemic.
China: ‘Very Sinister Motive’ Behind Pompeo’s ‘Wuhan Virus’ Label
China is strongly pushing back on U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s insistence on referring to the deadly novel coronavirus that has sparked a global pandemic as the “Wuhan virus” after the city in China where it was first detected.Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang…
Kudlow Calls Trump’s Easter Timeline an ‘Aspirational Target’
Top White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow says President Donald Trump’s hopes to reopen the country by Easter was an “aspirational target,” and insisted the president would not rush efforts to stem the spread of the coronavirus.
Senate Passes $2T Stimulus Bill After Untangling Snags
The Senate has passed the unparalleled $2 trillion economic rescue package steering aid to businesses, workers, and healthcare systems engulfed by the coronavirus pandemic. The vote went 96-0 with no one voting no, according to the C-SPAN live vote counter.
Rep. John Joyce to Newsmax TV: ‘Keep Workers in Place’
The latest proposals for the coronavirus stimulus incentivize American workers to stay home, making more money not to work, which is “unacceptable,” according to Rep. John Joyce, R-Pa., on Newsmax TV….
Task Force Briefings Drawing ‘Bachelor,’ ‘MNF’ Ratings
The reality TV president is drawing blockbuster ratings during the coronavirus pandemic, rivaling “The Bachelor” and “Monday Night Football,” according to Nielsen.The White House has resumed the daily press briefings, hosted by Trump…