House Republicans push to reopen Paycheck Protection Program amid coronavirus relief gridlock

More restaurants will permanently close without PPP funding: Charter Holdings CEO Charter Holdings CEO Ray Washburne argues the restaurant industry is on track for more permanent closures without more PPP money. House Republicans are pushing to reopen a key federal relief program designed to keep small businesses afloat during the coronavirus pandemic — and will try to quickly force a vote on the […]

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White House asks U.S. agencies to detail China-related spending

Secretary Pompeo says China foreign minister’s Cold War analogy has ‘some relevance’ Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says China is ratcheting up rhetoric in response to pressure from Trump administration. The White House has asked U.S. government agencies for extensive details of any funding that seeks to counter China’s global influence and business practices, or supports Beijing, amid growing tensions […]

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House bill would block rioters from coronavirus unemployment benefits

Rand and Kelley Paul describe ‘terrifying’ encounter with rage mob outside the White House Angry protesters surrounded Sen. Rand Paul and his wife Kelley as they tried to return to their D.C. hotel after President Trump’s White House speech to the Republican National Convention. A House Republican introduced a bill Friday that would make those charged with violence, looting or […]

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White House economist: Coronavirus relief bill is 'insurance policy' for V-shaped boom

Joe Lavorgna says COVID relief bill is ‘insurance policy’ for V-shaped boom, national lockdown won’t happen Joe Lavorgna, chief economist for the National Economic Council, joins Sandra Smith from the White House on ‘America’s Newsroom.’ Democrats are fighting against President Trump's push for a brief extension of the coronavirus relief package but the economy continues to grow despite congressional gridlock, White House economist Joe […]

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Trump says White House under consideration for location of GOP convention acceptance speech

President Trump talks mail-in voting, 2020 race, COVID-19 response on ‘Fox & Friends’ President Trump calls into ‘Fox & Friends’ for a wide-ranging interview on the upcoming 2020 election, coronavirus pandemic and more. President Trump said Wednesday that his campaign is considering having him deliver his Republican National Convention nomination acceptance speech at the White House as coronavirus pandemic concerns have […]

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These states would lose House seats under Trump Census order: study

Trump moves to exclude undocumented immigrants from census Reaction from former acting AG Matt Whitaker and Fox News contributor Richard Fowler. Three states would likely lose seats in the House of Representatives if President Trump's order stands to exclude illegal immigrants from the apportionment process that allocates seats based on the census. According to a study from the Pew Research […]

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White House officials say second stimulus check still on the table, despite better-than-expected June jobs report

Mnuchin, Kudlow celebrate economic recovery post-coronavirus Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow on how coronavirus economic recovery programs are working as the U.S. bounces back. Another direct cash payment to Americans is still on the table in the next coronavirus relief package, despite the better-than-expected June jobs report, two Trump administration officials said Thursday, Continue Reading Below […]

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