Tuesday News Executive Summary
Stock-market whirlwind, Congress’s response, Biden suspicions, and more.
EMOTIONAL WHIRLWIND: Global markets pick up after epic plunge on Monday, during which Wall Street had largest drop in 12 years (AP)
“EVERYTHING’S ON THE TABLE”: Congress begins mapping out economic response to virus outbreak (Bloomberg )
NEVER LET A CRISIS GO TO WASTE: Trump has met his Hurricane Katrina, media declare for the umpteenth time (Washington Examiner)
JUST WHAT THE COMMIES WANT: Journalists argue use of term “Wuhan virus” is racist (The Washington Free Beacon)
ORCHESTRATED DISINFORMATION: Chinese propagandists stoke theory that coronavirus originated in U.S. (National Review)
Government & Politics
ALL EYES ON SANDERS AND MICHIGAN: Seven things to watch in Tuesday primaries (Washington Examiner)
ALL IN THE FAMILY: Politico uncovers allegations of suspicious business dealings involving Joe Biden’s brother (RedState)
LAST-MINUTE ENTRANCE: Montana Gov. Steve Bullock enters Montana Senate race (Politico)
BEGINNING OF THE END? U.S. troops begin Afghanistan withdrawal as part of peace deal with Taliban (Fox News)
NOT SINCERE: Armored cars, robots, and coal: North Korea defies U.S. by evading sanctions (The New York Times)
POLICY: The Fed panicked, and its rate cut is making the economy worse (Mises Institute)
POLICY: A payroll tax holiday is still a bad idea (American Enterprise Institute)
HUMOR: Biden gives speech from South African jail cell where he’s still imprisoned for supporting Nelson Mandela (The Onion)
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