KUDLOW: Look, I’m as good as the facts are. And at the time I made that statement, the facts were contained. The president had just put the travel restrictions on China and a lot of people agreed with me. In fact, at the time, a lot of people thought that the flu was worse than this virus. But as soon as the facts changed, we changed our whole posture and our whole strategy, and we’ve gone full bore, as I said. No package like this has ever been passed Congress before. And, look, as the president has said, we will do more if need be. Let’s just try to get this done now. … [Read more...] about ABC’s Raddatz to Kudlow: ‘Why Should People Trust You’ After You Downplayed Coronavirus?
The Chairman Cedric Cromwell wrote on the tribe’s website Friday: “At 4:00 pm today — on the very day that the United States has reached a record 100,000 confirmed cases of the coronavirus and our Tribe is desperately struggling with responding to this devastating pandemic — the Bureau of Indian Affairs informed me that the Secretary of the Interior has ordered that our reservation be disestablished and that our land be taken out of trust.” … [Read more...] about Secretary Of The Interior Has Ordered Mashpee Wompanoag Tribe ‘Disestablished,’ Tribe Says
Tania Yarema is an intensive care unit nurse practitioner at California Pacific Medical Center and lives with her partner and 6-year-old son. Since the coronavirus arrived in the Bay Area, she has dedicated one car to work and wipes it down after every shift. Then she cleans the doorknobs and handles of her home in the Oakland hills, anything she might touch. … [Read more...] about For Bay Area health care givers, coming home fraught with risk
At the same time, the company and its parent PG&E Corp. are working feverishly to conclude their bankruptcy case in the coming months, even as some fire victims have voiced strong objections to how PG&E wants to compensate them for their losses. Last week, two members of the fire victims’ committee involved in the bankruptcy case resigned from their roles, saying they did not believe people who lost homes, businesses and loved ones were getting a good deal. … [Read more...] about PG&E, a ‘killer company,’ admits to 85 felony counts. Now what?
As the crisis has worsened, companies have increased their efforts to help mitigate the crisis. Fanatics is turning what would have been Major League Baseball gear into medical masks and gowns. Retail giants Walmart, Target, CVS and Walgreens are loaning space for public testing. ServiceNow has donated several workflow apps, has created a powerful health care partnership with Washington State that is being replicated across the country and has donated $100,000 to help medical professionals get needed supplies. … [Read more...] about DAVIS And SIGGINS: As Coronavirus Concerns Spread, Businesses Are Stepping Up