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Trump’s Orders on Coronavirus Relief Create Confusion 

Businesses and the unemployed faced uncertainty as administration officials defended the president’s directives and Democrats criticized them.

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Top Democrats fear Trump and his staff will shred documents, withhold important information and delete official emails on the way out if Biden wins the election. Here’s what they plan to do to stop it 

Photo by ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP via Getty Images Top Democrats are worried that President Donald Trump and his allies will shred documents, delete data and emails, and refuse to cooperate with an incoming transition team if Joe Biden wins the White House. “If there’s a transition — and I pray to God there is this year — it’s hard to see […]

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Analysis: Trump just dared Democrats to sue him over executive actions 

President Donald Trump signed executive orders Saturday, brazenly moving around Congress and daring Democrats to sue him over measures he thinks will be popular in the country.

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With Old Allies Turning Against Her, Birx Presses On Against the Coronavirus 

Dr. Deborah L. Birx, the White House coronavirus response coordinator, has found herself a woman without a country, denounced by Democrats and called “pathetic” by the president.

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At last, the tech titans’ nerd immunity shows signs of fading 

Congress grilled Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon last week, and their pitiful replies show Democrats may be set to curtail them at lastThe most striking thing about Wednesday’s congressional interrogation of the leaders of Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon was the absence of deference to the four moguls. This was such a radical departure from previous pr […]

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The $600 unemployment benefit has officially expired. Here’s where negotiations stand on the next relief bill 

The federal enhanced unemployment benefit that out-of-work Americans have relied on amid the coronavirus pandemic has now officially expired — and Democrats and Republicans are still far apart in negotiations over a new stimulus package that could bring relief with no deal in sight.

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Analysis: Democrats are favorites in tight race for Senate control 

Democrats know that if former Vice President Joe Biden wins the presidency, he’ll need a Democratic-controlled Senate to accomplish a good part of his agenda. An examination of the Senate landscape reveals good news for them.

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Trump Floats Delaying The Election. It Would Require A Change In Law 

A number of high-ranking Democrats have already said they would not consider an election delay, making the prospect extremely unlikely.

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Stocks stumble as political quagmire stalls coronavirus relief 

Coronavirus relief negotiations with House Democrats, who passed a larger relief bill months earlier and criticized the GOP plan as insufficient, are ongoing.

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GOP Relief Bill Sets The Stage For A Showdown With Democrats 

After lengthy negotiations, Senate Republicans rolled out their plan for the next wave of coronavirus aid. Under it, supplemental unemployment payment would fall to $200 per week through September.

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Democrats pan Republican plan to slash jobless benefits to $200 as ‘totally inadequate’ 

White House officials and top Democrats negotiating a new aid package as economy continues to reel from coronavirus crisisUnemployment assistance, eviction protections and other relief for millions of Americans struggling in an economy cratered by the coronavirus crisis were at stake as White House officials on Monday began fraught negotiations with top Demo […]

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Hong Kong kicks off nomination period for key elections 

A vanguard of young democrats are raring to get on ballot, but the risk of disqualification overshadows their prospects.

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Democrats say Trump food aid programme is ‘inequitable’ 

Northeastern states that did not vote for the president have received far less in emergency support

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Roger Stone: Critics blast Trump for commuting ex-adviser’s jail term 

Democrats condemn the US president’s decision to spare ex-adviser and friend Roger Stone from prison.

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Party-switching Congressman who pledged loyalty to Trump sparks heated N.J. primary 

Congressman Jeff Van Drew outraged New Jersey Democrats and delighted Donald Trump last year when he switched parties and pledged his “undying support” to the Republican president. Former Vice President Joe Biden is the presumptive Democratic nominee, and Trump has no significant national Republican opposition. In New Jersey’s 2nd district, wh […]

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