Jordan Candler / Mar. 17, 2020

Tuesday Top News Executive Summary

COVID-19 guidelines, economic stimulus, Chinese disinformation, and more.

Coronavirus

  • “15 DAYS TO SLOW THE SPREAD”: Trump rolls out tougher guidelines for Americans to follow over the next few weeks (The Daily Wire)

  • NOT A SPENDING STIMULUS: Trump administration to propose $850 billion tax-relief-focused stimulus (The Hill)

  • DISINFORMATION: Chinese bots flood Twitter to spread anti-Trump conspiracy theories (The National Pulse)

  • BIRDS OF A FEATHER: NBC News spreads Chinese Communist propaganda amid coronavirus outbreak (Washington Examiner)

  • REDEMPTION: Tennessee brothers who stockpiled nearly 18,000 bottles of hand sanitizer donate stash (Fox News)


Government, Politics, & Economy

  • LEGAL CHALLENGE DENIED: Ohio Supreme Court allows delay to primary election (The Columbus Dispatch)

  • EXTRAORDINARY HEALTH-RELATED DELAY: Supreme Court postpones March oral arguments (Fox News)

  • “DELIVERY PROMISES ARE LONGER THAN USUAL”: Amazon to hire 100,000 more workers and give raises to current staff to deal with coronavirus demands (CNBC)

  • POLITICS BY OTHER MEANS: International Criminal Court prepares legal war on the U.S. (Washington Examiner)


Closing Arguments

  • POLICY: Mitt Romney’s foolish stimulus proposal (Washington Examiner)

  • POLICY: Coronavirus shows why America must get resources from our own backyard, not China (Issues & Insights)

  • POLICY: COVID-19 response shows that federalism is working (National Review)

  • HUMOR: Joe Biden: “My running mate will be a woman whether he knows it or not” (Genesius Times)

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