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The White House Has a Plan to Revive the Economy: Don’t Talk About it
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The White House Has a Plan to Revive the Economy: Don’t Talk About it

The Donald Trump administration is planning to omit key economic projections from its budget review. The lack of transparency suggests Trump has something to hide. The projections likely exist- why not share them? Donald Trump is refusing to be fact-checked once again. This time it’s Americans, not Twitter, looking for answers. The Washington Post, citing…

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The Dow Is on Fire, Even as the White House Turns up the Heat on Beijing
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The Dow Is on Fire, Even as the White House Turns up the Heat on Beijing

The Dow Jones rallied for a second straight day on Wednesday. Stock market bulls dragged prices higher despite boiling tensions between the U.S. and China. Hong Kong is no longer deemed independent from Beijing, which could have wide-reaching implications for the Dow. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) brushed off some early-morning volatility to secure…

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White House reportedly in talks with Intel, TSMC to build advanced chip foundries in the U.S.
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White House reportedly in talks with Intel, TSMC to build advanced chip foundries in the U.S.

White House officials are talking to Intel and TSMC about building semiconductor foundries in the United States, according to a Wall Street Journal report. U.S. tech companies and the government have been trying to reduce the country’s dependence on chip factories in Asia for years, underscored by national security concerns, the U.S.-China tariff war and…

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White House’s Huge Body-Bag Order Paints Grim Coronavirus Outlook
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White House’s Huge Body-Bag Order Paints Grim Coronavirus Outlook

The White House appears to be preparing for more than 100,000 coronavirus deaths. Donald Trump has been downplaying the threat of the virus, leading to a divide among Americans. His failure to communicate the danger of a second coronavirus wave could be responsible for the misinformed protestors disregarding social distancing rules. In January, when the…

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One month after White House pledges, access to testing and equipment still lags
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One month after White House pledges, access to testing and equipment still lags

One month after President Trump declared a national emergency and announced commitments from some of the nation’s largest companies to help expand testing capabilities in the U.S., most regions still lack access to the necessary tests and equipment they require. When the president stepped to the podium in the Rose Garden in March surrounded by…

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White House signals support for a new international Moon Treaty
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White House signals support for a new international Moon Treaty

The international community has struggled for decades to formalize rules regarding the collection and use of resources in space and on the Moon. While the U.S. and all spacefaring countries declined to endorse the most famous attempt, the 1979 “Moon Treaty,” the new Moon race has spurred the White House to announce it is open…

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White House says it is ordering more companies to make ventilators
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White House says it is ordering more companies to make ventilators

With the national stockpile of inventory of life-saving healthcare equipment getting dangerously close to zero, President Trump on Thursday signaled that he will leverage a key national security provision to order additional companies to produce ventilators. Trump’s reluctance to employ the law known as the Defense Production Act (DPA) has puzzled many as the administration…

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White House extends social distancing guidelines to April 30
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White House extends social distancing guidelines to April 30

Only a few days after saying that he would like to see the country “opened up and raring to go by Easter” and maybe relax rules for at least some parts of the U.S. sooner than later, President Trump today announced that he is extending the government’s social distancing guidelines through April 30. “Nothing would…

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Senate, White House reach deal on $2 trillion stimulus package to lessen COVID-19’s economic impact
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Senate, White House reach deal on $2 trillion stimulus package to lessen COVID-19’s economic impact

After five days of negotiations, Senate leaders and the Trump administration the White House said early Wednesday morning that Senate leaders and the Trump administration have reached a deal on a $2 trillion stimulus package to help relieve the economic impact of COVID-19. “Ladies and gentlemen, we are done. We have a deal,” White House…

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