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Saturday, April 18, 2020
Reopening USA, Small Business Help, Liftoff, Etc.
Donald Trump: We Are Reopening America ‘One Careful Step at a Time’ -Breitbart “President Donald Trump on Thursday announced new guidelines for reopening America after the peak of the coronavirus crisis,” Charlie Spiering reports. “We’re starting our life again. We’re starting rejuvenation of our economy again in a safe and structured and a very responsible fashion,” the President said of his three-phase plan. See the Guidelines:Opening Up America Again
Democrats Need to Stop Holding Small-Business Help Hostage -New York Post “It’s beyond tragic: The loan program to aid small businesses hit by lockdowns is [now] out of cash, yet Democrats still refuse to OK new funds unless their unrelated demands are met,” the New York Post editorial board writes. “If small-business closures spike, costing countless workers their jobs, Americans shouldn’t forget the Dems’ cynicism.”
Trump Puts U.S. Public Diplomacy on Notice -The National Interest U.S. public broadcasting “has come in for extensive criticism for, among other things, skewed priorities in its outreach to Iran, internal corruption and mismanagement, and a failure to provide much-needed political balance in its reporting on hostile regimes,” Ilan Berman writes. Now, “the White House seems prepared to do something about it.”