Monday News Executive Summary
Life comes to a halt, social distancing, Fed’s emergency steps, and more.
THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL: Coronavirus brings life in the U.S. to a grinding halt as federal and local governments work to stop spread (Fox News)
SOCIAL DISTANCING: CDC urges halting gatherings of 50 people or more (The Washington Post)
“YOU DON’T HAVE TO BUY SO MUCH”: Trump calls on Americans to cease hoarding food and supplies (AP)
NEAR-ZERO BENCHMARK RATE: Fed takes emergency steps to slash rates and ease bank rules (AP)
“I FULLY SUPPORT H.R. 6201:” House approves coronavirus relief bill, after urging from Trump, in 363-40 vote (Fox News)
ELECTION FALLOUT: Georgia joins Louisiana in delaying presidential primaries over coronavirus fears (The Guardian)
FOR THE RECORD: Media downplayed swine-flu outbreak under Obama (Issues & Insights)
UNDERSTANDABLE: Trump considering full pardon of former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn (CNBC)
PANDERING: Joe Biden pledges to pick a woman to be his running mate (CNBC)
END OF AN ERA: Bill Gates leaves Microsoft board (CNBC)
POLICY: COVID-19: Public health-policy responses (The Heritage Foundation)
POLICY: A fast, coordinated response to COVID-19 is essential (The Washington Post)
HUMOR: Latest numbers on coronavirus: 100% of world still under God’s control (The Babylon Bee)
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