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Kudlow defends Trump’s coronavirus executive actions against accusations they are ineffective

Kudlow defends Trump’s coronavirus executive actions against accusations they are ineffective

Official White House Photo by Keegan BarberBY: JACK ARNHOLZ, ABC NEWS(WAHINGTON) — White House National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow defended President Donald Trump’s executive actions on coronavirus relief Sunday, saying the administration had to take measures after Democrats “rejected various compromises.””(The action) provides significant economic assistance,” he told ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos…

Schumer denounces ‘paltry’ and ‘unworkable’ Trump coronavirus executive actions

Schumer denounces ‘paltry’ and ‘unworkable’ Trump coronavirus executive actions

ABCNews.comBY: ADAM KELSEY, ABC NEWS(WASHINGTON) — One day after President Donald Trump’s response to Congress’ impasse over additional coronavirus relief spending by signing a series of executive actions, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer described the directives as “paltry … unworkable, weak and far too narrow” a solution to address the needs of millions of out-of-work…

Trump signs 4 executive actions on coronavirus relief

Trump signs 4 executive actions on coronavirus relief

Oleg Albinsky/IStockBy KATHERINE FAULDERS, ABC News(WASHINGTON ) — President Donald Trump said that his administration would enhance unemployment benefits through the end of the year if congressional negotiations fail, during a press conference on Friday.President Donald Trump signed multiple excecutive actions one day after coronavirus relief negotiations fell apart in Congress.Trump on Saturday signed a…

COVID relief bill: Negotiations reach breaking point

COVID relief bill: Negotiations reach breaking point

uschools/iStockBy ALLISON PECORIN and TRISH TURNER, ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Talks between the administration and Democratic leadership on a path forward for a COVID-19 relief bill collapsed Friday, with both parties leaving negotiations citing no measured progress toward an agreement and no plans for a future meeting.Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and Chief of Staff Mark Meadows…

China working against Trump’s reelection, while Russia spreads disinformation on Biden: US intelligence

China working against Trump’s reelection, while Russia spreads disinformation on Biden: US intelligence

Oleksii Liskonih/iStockBy MIKE LEVINE and MARK OSBORNE, ABC News(WASHINGTON) — A U.S. government intelligence report released on Friday says China is actively interfering in the 2020 election process against President Donald Trump’s campaign.”We assess that China prefers that President Trump — whom Beijing sees as unpredictable — does not win reelection,” William Evanina, director of…

Trump-backed Bill Hagerty wins contentious Tennessee Senate primary

Trump-backed Bill Hagerty wins contentious Tennessee Senate primary

yorkfoto/iStockBy KENDALL KARSON, ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Bill Hagerty, a former diplomat who was endorsed by Donald Trump, won a contentious Senate primary in Tennessee on Thursday night, reinforcing the strength of a presidential endorsement in some of the nation’s reddest territory.Hagerty toppled Dr. Manny Sethi, an orthopedic trauma surgeon who garnered support from Sens. Ted…

Brent Scowcroft, prominent elder statesman, has died

Brent Scowcroft, prominent elder statesman, has died

Mark Wilson/Getty ImagesBy MARTHA RADDATZ and LUIS MARTINEZ, ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Brent Scowcroft, the former Air Force general who twice served a the national security adviser under Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush, has died at the age of 95, according to a statement from the Scowcroft Group.Scowcroft is best known from his tenure in…

Kudlow defends Trump’s coronavirus executive actions against accusations they are ineffective

Kudlow defends Trump’s coronavirus executive actions against accusations they are ineffective

Official White House Photo by Keegan BarberBY: JACK ARNHOLZ, ABC NEWS(WAHINGTON) — White House National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow defended President Donald Trump’s executive actions on coronavirus relief Sunday, saying the administration had to take measures after Democrats “rejected various compromises.””(The action) provides significant economic assistance,” he told ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos…

Schumer denounces ‘paltry’ and ‘unworkable’ Trump coronavirus executive actions

Schumer denounces ‘paltry’ and ‘unworkable’ Trump coronavirus executive actions

ABCNews.comBY: ADAM KELSEY, ABC NEWS(WASHINGTON) — One day after President Donald Trump’s response to Congress’ impasse over additional coronavirus relief spending by signing a series of executive actions, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer described the directives as “paltry … unworkable, weak and far too narrow” a solution to address the needs of millions of out-of-work…

Trump signs 4 executive actions on coronavirus relief

Trump signs 4 executive actions on coronavirus relief

Oleg Albinsky/IStockBy KATHERINE FAULDERS, ABC News(WASHINGTON ) — President Donald Trump said that his administration would enhance unemployment benefits through the end of the year if congressional negotiations fail, during a press conference on Friday.President Donald Trump signed multiple excecutive actions one day after coronavirus relief negotiations fell apart in Congress.Trump on Saturday signed a…

COVID relief bill: Negotiations reach breaking point

COVID relief bill: Negotiations reach breaking point

uschools/iStockBy ALLISON PECORIN and TRISH TURNER, ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Talks between the administration and Democratic leadership on a path forward for a COVID-19 relief bill collapsed Friday, with both parties leaving negotiations citing no measured progress toward an agreement and no plans for a future meeting.Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and Chief of Staff Mark Meadows…