We are going to get hit there is no doubt about it. The things we are doing in the country to prevent an influx of new cases and social distancing will go a long way to prevent us from becoming another Italy.
Republicans say they’ve already made big concessions, with some calling the bill “unemployment insurance on steroids,” but Democrats say there are not enough protections for workers and are upset about what they’re calling a new “slush fund” in the bill. Nancy Cordes breaks down what the proposed legislation would do.
As state governors increasingly call for more aggressive action from the White House on the coronavirus fight, President Trump announced he has activated the National Guard in states hit hardest by the outbreak. But the president continued to send conflicting messages on using the Defense Production Act, which empowers the federal government to mobilize the private sector to increase the production of goods. Paula Reid reports on what governors and Mr. Trump are saying about the use of the act.