How RBG became the face of the Trump resistance

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is viewed by many as the face of the resistance against President Donald Trump and his administration. Chris Cillizza explains how RBG gained that titled and her influence on the current bench. SOURCES AND FURTHER READING: Ruth Bader Ginsburg continues to work out at Supreme Court private gym, her … Read more How RBG became the face of the Trump resistance

Pelosi responds to claim that impeachment distracted Trump from virus

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi tells CNN’s Anderson Cooper that President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell “should not try to hide behind an excuse” in response to the suggestion from both the President and the Kentucky Republican that impeachment distracted the US government from the growing coronavirus crisis. #CNN #News

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez blasts ‘shameful’ corporate bailout

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez clashed with Republicans as the US Senate voted on a $2.2tn coronavirus relief bill on Friday that she characterised as a ‘shameful’ corporate bailout that would further widen the income inequality gap. ‘What did the Senate majority fight for?’ the New York congresswoman said. ‘One of the largest corporate bailouts with as few strings … Read more Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez blasts ‘shameful’ corporate bailout

Trump signs $2.2 trillion coronavirus rescue package

United States President Donald Trump on Friday signed a $2.2 trillion economic rescue bill to help lift the economy and address the coronavirus pandemic. His signature came after the Democratic-led House of Representatives approved the sweeping package by a voice vote earlier in the day, despite a procedural challenge from Republican Representative Thomas Massie, who … Read more Trump signs $2.2 trillion coronavirus rescue package

AOC Decries Coronavirus Stimulus as “Corporate Bailout”

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) decried the “corporate bailout” at the heart of the $2.2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package on the floor of the House. #Coronavirus “What did the Senate majority fight for? One of the largest corporate bailouts with as few strings as possible in American history. Shameful!” The House later passed the Covid-19 emergency … Read more AOC Decries Coronavirus Stimulus as “Corporate Bailout”

Live Dow feed: U.S. stocks signal steep fall after massive three-day rally

U.S. markets plunged deep in the red Friday morning, interrupting a stellar three-day run and offering a stinging reminder that the government’s $2.2 trillion rescue package won’t blunt investor anxiety just yet. Stocks soared this week as the landmark stimulus package came into sharper view. The Senate passed the sprawling bill late Wednesday. The House … Read more Live Dow feed: U.S. stocks signal steep fall after massive three-day rally

‘Do your job’: New York governor slams Congress on coronavirus crisis aid

New York governor Andrew Cuomo said on Thursday he was ‘disappointed’ with the stimulus bill passed by the US Senate on Wednesday night, and called the actions of the Senate ‘irresponsible’ and ‘reckless’. The $2tn package that passed the Senate woefully neglects New York, according to Cuomo, who said it allocated $5bn in aid to … Read more ‘Do your job’: New York governor slams Congress on coronavirus crisis aid

WATCH: New York Gov. Cuomo provides a coronavirus update – 3/26 (FULL LIVE STREAM)

New York’s Governor Andrew Cuomo delivers a statement on coronavirus. In Washington, the Senate unanimously passed a $2 trillion emergency relief package late Wednesday, concluding a grim day in which health departments around the country reported more than 200 coronavirus-related deaths. Meanwhile, the weekly U.S. tally of new jobless claims was historically bleak, with 3.3 … Read more WATCH: New York Gov. Cuomo provides a coronavirus update – 3/26 (FULL LIVE STREAM)

WATCH LIVE: Pelosi, McCarthy hold news conferences as coronavirus stimulus bill heads to House

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) hold separate news conferences following the Senate’s passage of a $2 trillion emergency relief package. The relief bill would deliver historic levels of emergency aid across the economy, including to households, businesses, cities and states. It would expand unemployment insurance benefits and … Read more WATCH LIVE: Pelosi, McCarthy hold news conferences as coronavirus stimulus bill heads to House

Coronavirus – Covid-19: US Senate passes $2 trillion relief package

The Senate and White House have reached agreement on a $2 trillion stimulus package for the US economy and millions of Americans ravaged by the coronavirus crisis, top lawmakers said on March 25. What exactly is contained in this stimulus package? Cole Stangler tells us more. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live … Read more Coronavirus – Covid-19: US Senate passes $2 trillion relief package