Mitch McConnell Blindsided By Trump Corruption During Press Conference…


Date: August 03, 2020

01) Mitch McConnell Blindsided By Trump Corruption During Press Conference


“Some of Senate Republicans are pushing back on Trump’s demands.

On Monday, the GOP’s coronavirus stimulus proposal was revealed to contain funding to construct a new FBI headquarters in Washington, D.C. — a proposal that could make the Trump Organization a lot of money, but that took Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) completely by surprise.

On CNN’s “OutFront,” reporter Phil Mattingly noted that Senate Republicans are not happy with the sudden inclusion.

Citation:
https://www.salon.com/2020/07/28/senate-republicans-push-back-on-white-house-demand-to-fund-new-fbi-hq-near-trump-hotel-report_partner/

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Trump’s Nonsense Reaction To The LARGEST GDP Drop In American History…


Date: August 01, 2020

01) Trump’s Nonsense Reaction To The LARGEST GDP Drop In American History


“The U.S. economy just saw it’s largest-ever quarterly drop.

The US economy contracted at a 32.9% annual rate from April through June, its worst drop on record, the Bureau of Economic Analysis said Thursday.

Business ground to a halt during the pandemic lockdown in the spring of this year, and America plunged into its first recession in 11 years, putting an end to the longest economic expansion in US history and wiping out five years of economic gains in just a few months.

A recession is commonly defined as two consecutive quarters of declining gross domestic product — the broadest measure of the economy. Between January and March, GDP declined by an annualized rate of 5%.

Citation:
https://www.cnn.com/2020/07/30/economy/us-economy-2020-second-quarter/index.html

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