☆ Brown Was The UK Labour Prime Minister During the 2008 Economic Crisis
The former Labour prime minister, who was at the centre of the international efforts to tackle the impact of the near-meltdown of the banks in 2008, said there was a need for a taskforce involving world leaders, health experts and the heads of the international organizations that would have executive powers to coordinate the response.
☆ Yield Curve Inversion Is Regarded As A Recession Indicator
Yields on both the 1-month and 3-month Treasury bills dipped below zero Wednesday, a week and a half after the Federal Reserve cuts its benchmark rate to near zero and as investors have flocked to the safety of fixed income amid general market turmoil.
☆ Nationwide Mail In Voting & Ballot Harvesting: One Party Rule Forever
In a bill ostensibly intended to save American jobs, Pelosi and her Senate allies crammed a wish list of bad election and voting reforms, including mandatory early voting, mandatory voting by mail, and the legalization of California-style ballot harvesting. Pelosi is taking the country closer to federalized elections than ever before.
☆ Special Interest Groups Looking For A Part Of The Bailout
The White House and Senate leaders reached a breakthrough deal shortly after midnight Wednesday on a massive and historic $2 trillion coronavirus relief package for workers and businesses, capping days of heated negotiations that had nearly been derailed by last-minute demands from House Democrats.
It’s Scary To Put Our Lives In The Hands Of Democrats
When it seemed apparent that a relief bill, that the American people had been waiting for, was going to be passed it was Nancy Pelosi who killed it. She was assisted by her Senate ally Chuck Schumer. After previously signaling that everything was good to go the Democrats pulled the plug on the relief bill when they believed they could put their ideological agenda into a bill related to the Wuhan coronavirus.
House Republicans on Monday night offered a detailed critique of what they called House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s “socialist wish list” in House Democrats’ $2.5 trillion proposal for responding to the coronavirus outbreak. “Speaker Pelosi unveiled legislation aimed at exploiting the COVID-19 public health crisis by attempting to force the inclusion of a socialist wish list of policies that have nothing to do with the public health and economic emergency,” said House Minority Whip Steve Scalise, Louisiana Republican.