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|The President's moves over coronavirus relief come with strings attached. Here's what you should know.
With stimulus talks stalled, President Donald Trump announced he would go around Congress to deliver aid to Americans affected by the pandemic.
POSTED AUGUST 09, 2020 7:16 PM
|Bill Gates blasts coronavirus 'testing insanity' in the US
Microsoft founder Bill Gates discusses why the US is still struggling to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Two of the main issues, he says, are a failure to shut down and a lag in testing capabilities.
POSTED AUGUST 09, 2020 4:51 PM
|Pelosi calls Trump's executive actions 'absurdly unconstitutional'
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday called President Donald Trump's executive actions on coronavirus relief "absurdly unconstitutional."
POSTED AUGUST 09, 2020 3:31 PM
|Trump keeps pushing for a payroll tax cut. Here's what that is.
President Donald Trump has been pushing for a payroll tax cut, and he isn't waiting for Congress to enact one. On Saturday, he signed a series of executive orders, effectively going around Congress to extend expanded unemployment benefits and assist renters and homeowners.
POSTED AUGUST 09, 2020 6:05 PM
|US reports more than 1,000 daily coronavirus deaths over the last 5 days
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|Analysis: Trump thinks he's been given vast new powers
The good news is that President Donald Trump is aiming to help Americans hurt by the coronavirus pandemic, signing executive actions to extend expanded unemployment benefits and a moratorium on evictions.
POSTED AUGUST 09, 2020 3:42 PM
|Opinion: Trump's five revealing words
These five words may be the most un-Trumpian thing Donald Trump has ever said: "It is what it is."
POSTED AUGUST 09, 2020 12:01 PM
|Mnuchin says Democrats must make next move on stimulus talks
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Democrats will need to be the ones to make the next move if stimulus talks between the Trump administration and congressional Democrats are to restart. He said Democratic leaders need to accept a lower amount of assistance for state and local governments.
POSTED AUGUST 09, 2020 5:40 PM
|NYT: White House reached out about adding Trump to Mount Rushmore
White House aides reached out to South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem last year about the process of adding additional presidents to Mount Rushmore, the New York Times reported.
POSTED AUGUST 09, 2020 8:07 PM
|US tops 5 million Covid-19 cases. Five states make up more than 40% of tally
The US is nearing five million cases of coronavirus since the start of the pandemic -- and as experts have highlighted in the past, the true number of infections could be many times higher.
POSTED AUGUST 09, 2020 6:43 PM