Daily Archives: Thu, Jul 16th, 2020


GOP Maryland Governor: “Waiting Around” for Trump to Run Coronavirus Response Was “Hopeless”

Larry Hogan, the Republican governor of Maryland, said “waiting around” for President Donald Trump to run the nation’s coronavirus response was “hopeless” during an interview in which he criticized the Trump administration’s response as inadequate. “Eventually, it was clear that waiting around for the president to run the nation’s response was hopeless; if we delayed…


Gallup Poll: More Americans Identify as Democrats in 11-Point Advantage Over Republican Voters

More Americans identify as Democrats, a signal that American party preferences have “swung sharply” in their favor, according to the latest Gallup poll. “What had been a two-percentage-point Republican advantage in U.S. party identification and leaning has become an 11-point Democratic advantage, with more of that movement reflecting a loss in Republican identification and leaning…


1.3 Million More People File for Unemployment as Enhanced Benefits Are Set to Expire

1.3 million more Americans filed for unemployment last week. Although the number of new unemployment claims has dropped over the last four months, several states have been forced to shutter their economies once again after reopening too early, contributing to a spike in cases. In particular, Florida, Texas, and Arizona have become the nation’s new hotspots…


White House Defends Its “Loyalty Tests” Amid Criticism

The White House is on the defense after news emerged that the Trump administration is conducting “loyalty tests” across government agencies. The White House says these one-on-one interviews with political appointees are necessary to determine who would be willing to serve should President Donald Trump be re-elected this November. “If we’re going to extend this…

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