Friday, February 23, 2024
WASHINGTON – Democrats narrowly passed through the House Friday a $3 trillion coronavirus relief package that exposed some division within their ranks even as Republicans overwhelmingly voted against it amid a veto threat from the White House. Read More
Americans hoping for the next round of coronavirus relief will probably be waiting for weeks — if not much longer. Though House Democrats on Friday passed a sweeping, $3 trillion stimulus bill built around aid for local governments and a...
President Trump’s chief economic adviser, Larry Kudlow, said Sunday that there may be additional coronavirus stimulus legislation, but nothing has been decided yet. “There may well be additional legislation, there's kind of a pause period right now,” Kudlow said on...
President Donald Trump said Tuesday the U.S. will “very soon” run 5 million coronavirus tests per day, even as the lack of testing remains an obstacle for many states anxious to reopen for business. “We’ll increase it, and it’ll increase...
Congress’ mad dash to shovel nearly $3 trillion into the economy and rescue failing industries met little resistance as the coronavirus crisis overwhelmed communities across the country. Read More
A coronavirus-related policy shift that could have cleared the way for thousands of federal prisoners to be sent home early was abruptly reversed this week, according to friends and family members of inmates. Prison officials indicated earlier this month that...
President Trump said he plans to "temporarily suspend immigration into the United States," in an attempt to protect American workers from the coronavirus' economic toll. Trump first announced his proposal in a late-night tweet Monday, then added details at the...
Governors across the country on Sunday pushed back on the Trump administration's claims that states are conducting a "sufficient" level of coronavirus testing. Read More
Even as President Donald Trump prepares to release his guidelines for how states can ease stay-at-home and social distancing restrictions, governors in California, New York and other states are starting to roll out their own ideas. Read More
The Trump administration has issued new guidelines for states, individuals and employers on how to gradually revive activity and ease up on social distancing in areas where coronavirus cases are on the decline. Read More