Stories tagged: "economy"


After being closed for several weeks due to the coronavirus outbreak, Chandler Fashion Center Mall welcomes back patrons with many social distancing guideline signs Sunday, May 17, 2020, in Chandler, Ariz.   (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Trump Has Been Pushing for States to Reopen. Americans Say They’re Not Ready Yet.

Only about half of Americans who regularly went to restaurants, exercised at the gym or traveled would feel comfortable doing so again, according to a new poll.

President Donald Trump speaks during a Cabinet Meeting in the East Room of the White House, Tuesday, May 19, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
It Didn’t Have To Be This Bad

Former congressman Joe Walsh voted for Trump in 2016, but he won't be voting for him again. He explains why.

In this Tuesday, March 3, 2020 file photo, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell pauses during a news conference to discuss an announcement from the Federal Open Market Committee, in Washington. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell expressed optimism Sunday, May 17, 2020 that the U.S. economy can begin to recover from a devastating recession in the second half of the year, assuming the coronavirus doesn't erupt in a second wave. But he suggested that a full recovery won't likely be possible before the arrival of a vaccine.. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
Trump’s Fed Chair Just Contradicted Him on When Things Will Get Better

'I think certain parts of the economy will find it very difficult to have really a lot of activity,' Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said.

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They Had a Plan for Their Future. Then Coronavirus Happened.

Millions of college seniors are graduating into an economy that is collapsing at rates not seen since the Great Depression.

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Trump Ignores Expert Warnings on Reopening the Economy Too Early

More than 81,000 Americans have already died from COVID-19, and public health experts warn that number will increase dramatically if the country is reopened too early.

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This CDC Guide on How to Reopen the Country Safely Was Supposed to ‘Never See the Light of Day’

The 17-page report was researched and written to help state and local officials, business owners, educators, and faith leaders.

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People Will Be Hurt: Trump Calls For Americans to Risk Health to Salvage Economy

"Will some people be affected badly? Yes, but we have to get our country open, and we have to get it opened soon."