Economy in reverse: Initial jobless claims rise for second week, GDP falls by record 33 percent
It’s the biggest economic contraction on record, dating to 1947.
The U.S. economy suffered its worst period ever in the second quarter, with GDP falling a historic 32.9%.
Trump and his cronies simply can’t figure out that the FATE of the economy is now synced to TRUMP FLU
HERMAN CAIN DIES of TRUMP FLU:
Herman Cain’s Death Is Political. All Coronavirus Deaths Are.
Herman Cain, the former presidential candidate and top Donald Trump surrogate as one of the leaders of the group Black Voices for Trump, died from coronavirus on Thursday. The 74-year-old former pizza mogul had been hospitalized for a month, announcing that he’d been infected with the virus less than two weeks after attending the president’s infamous indoor rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on June 20. Cain was pictured with several other prominent Black Trump supporters with the signature maskless faces.
Trump is ‘completely unraveling’: Former top White House aide says ‘you can see it on his eyes’
President Donald Trump is breaking under intense pressure as his policy choices continue to result in devastating outcomes, a former top White House official said on Thurday.
“One American dying a minute now,” former Trump communications director Anthony Scaramucci posted on Twitter.
“The worst quarter in our modern economic history,” he continued. “A threat of delay against a Presidential election.”
Trump supporter and co-founder of the Federalist Society says the president’s latest tweet is grounds for impeachment
Steven Calabresi is not among the usual slate of conservative critics of the president. He doesn’t appear on MSNBC to lambast the Republican Party or write denunciations of the White House for The Bulwark. But in a new piece for the New York Times on Thursday, he offered a blistering rebuke to President Donald Trump’s suggestion on Twitter that he may seek to delay the November election.
Calabresi started with his Trumpist bona fides, confirming that he’s not inclined to criticize the president:
Trump suggests delaying presidential election as dire economic data released
“The march is not over”: Read Barack Obama’s eulogy for John Lewis