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Apr 24 2020
President Donald Trump's executive order suspending some immigration to the United States has raised both praise and criticism. The President and White House say the executive order is aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus cases.
Some left-rated voices and immigration advocates say Trump is using the pandemic to fuel his purportedly xenophobic agenda. Some right-ratedReuters CNN (Opinion) Washington Examiner
Apr 23 2020
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell suggested Wednesday in a radio interview that financially unstable states be allowed to seek bankruptcy amid the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic as an alternative to receiving federal bailouts. The comment has drawn bipartisan criticism from throughout the political world, as well as support from some Republican lawmakers.
Most reporting, especiallyBreitbart News Washington Post The Week - News
Jun 05 2020
The U.S. economy added a record 2.5 million jobs in May, after losing more than 22 million jobs between March and April, while the national unemployment rate dropped from 14.7% in April to 13.3%. Experts widely projected the economy to lose roughly eight million more jobs in May, and for the unemployment rate to approach 20%.
Media on all sides framed the report as surprisingly positiveFox News (Online News) CNBC Yahoo News
Apr 12 2020
The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has given Easter Sunday 2020 a much different look than usual, moving church services and family gatherings online as social distancing continues to be the norm. Many voices have focused on the added importance of camaraderie and compassion during a crisis; some outlets are offering ways to watch live video of Easter services online.National Review The Atlantic Associated Press
Apr 14 2020
Ten governors in the Northeast and on the West Coast are beginning to develop joint plans to reopen schools and businesses in their states.
This action comes as President Trump says that he has total authority when it comes to deciding how and when to lift coronavirus restrictions.Washington Times BBC News The Week - Opinion
Jan 11 2022
Dr. Anthony Fauci's rivalry with Republicans continued Tuesday in the form of tense exchanges between he, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Sen. Roger Marshall (R-Kansas) over COVID-19.
Picking up where they left off in previous arguments about COVID-19 origins, Paul cited emails that he said proved Fauci moved to suppress scientists early in the pandemic who supported the theory that theNBC News (Online) Axios The Daily Caller
May 04 2020
A Department of Homeland Security report concluded that China hid the extreme nature of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic in order to build a domestic medical supply stockpile.
Some reports concentrated on the fact that the report described itself as having been compiled in "moderate confidence." Many right-rated outlets also focused on potential tariffs and other trade measures the U.Raw Story Associated Press National Review
Apr 13 2020
The U.S. education system has entered parts unknown in the age of the COVID-19 coronavirus. Teachers and students from kindergarten up to college have moved learning completely online, away from physical classroom settings and in accordance with social distancing.
Theories on the pros and cons of this differ from left to right. Some right-rated voices downplayed potential drawbacks andUSA TODAY Reason New York Times (News)
Apr 09 2020
Americans applied for unemployment benefits in massive numbers for the third straight week.
According to the Labor Department, a total of 6.6 million people filed jobless claims during the week ending April 4th due to the coronavirus pandemic's economic shutdown.Wall Street Journal (News) Washington Times CNN (Online News)
Apr 14 2020
U.S. intelligence officials have examined the possibility that the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic originated at a Chinese research lab. Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Mark Milley told reporters Tuesday that investigations were so far "inconclusive, although the weight of the evidence seems to indicate natural. But we don’t know for certain;" a Washington Post column published Tuesday morningPolitico Townhall Reuters