With millions of Americans already out of work, the virus outbreak could result in 47 million lost jobs, and unemployment could hit 32 percent in the second quarter, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany revealed Thursday there is no procedure in place to facilitate House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s ascension to the presidency should President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence become incapacitated by the coronavirus.
McConnell has indicated that he is concerned about deficits arising and wants a full Senate before continuing.
Americans have yet to receive their $1,200 stimulus checks from the federal government, but another round of cash payments could be coming their way.
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers on Monday ordered a suspension of his state’s primary election just one day before it was scheduled to take place, in a last-minute move that Republican state legislative leaders say they will ask the state Supreme Court to block.
For millions of Americans awaiting coronavirus cash, help is not on the way.
The Chinese government has deliberately underreported the total number of coronavirus cases and deaths in the country, the U.S. intelligence community told the White House, a new report says.
Countries must set comprehensive strategies to fight coronavirus, communicate them clearly, and stick to them, Mike Ryan, the head of the WHO’s health emergencies program, said at a press briefing in Geneva.
Homeland Security Committee Chair Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) unveiled a bill on Wednesday that would establish a 9/11-style commission to review the United States’ response to the coronavirus outbreak.
While much of the U.S. economy has ground to a halt because of the coronavirus outbreak, several dozen workers in orange vests and hard hats were hauling heavy equipment on Sunday at a General Motors plant in Kokomo, Ind.