- TheBlaze - Paul Sacca
The White House economic advisor cautioned that the unemployment rate could be higher than 20% in June before the recovery begins White House economic advisor Kevin Hassett said it is "pretty likely" the
- POLITICO - By ELEANOR MUELLER
“We’ll see an HBO special about 10 or 15 years from now,” Robert O’Brien said China's handling of the coronavirus pandemic is akin to the Soviet Union's response to Chernobyl, President Donald Trump's
- This Evening
Over the last nine weeks, more than 38 million people have filed for unemployment benefits in the U.S. Plus, reported coronavirus cases passed five million globally, and an experimental COVID-19 vaccine showed promising early results in a trial by Moderna. The news sent the biotech company's stock price soaring—then two executives sold off nearly $30 million worth of shares. Read up on these and more of the week's top headlines.
- The New Yorker - Isaac Chotiner
The CARES Act, which was signed into law in March, was designed to ameliorate the economic devastation caused by the coronavirus pandemic. One of the key features of CARES is a half-trillion dollar fund,
Fauci Says Staying Closed Too Long Could Cause Irreversible Damage, But Urges States To Take ‘Very Significant Precautions’Forbes - Sarah Hansen
“I don’t want people to think that any of us feel that staying locked down for a prolonged period of time is the way to go,” said the head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
- The Washington Post - Editorial Board
The PPP was created under the Cares Act on March 27, and by April 16 the first $350 billion tranche had run out, as businesses that qualified — generally those with 500 employees or fewer — flocked to