Wednesday News Executive Summary
Coronavirus legislation, Biden’s primary sweep, asylum-seeker changes, and more.
Above the Fold
“GAG AND VOTE FOR IT ANYWAY”: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says Senate will pass House coronavirus bill without changes (The Hill)
“WE’RE GOING BIG”: President Trump wants checks sent to Americans within next two weeks (The Daily Wire)
WORSE THAN 2008? Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin warns virus could yield 20% jobless rate without action (Bloomberg)
TAX PAYMENTS POSTPONED: Treasury and IRS to delay tax payment deadline by 90 days (CNBC)
Government & Politics
BLOWOUT: Joe Biden crushes Bernie Sanders in primary sweep of Florida, Illinois, and Arizona (Fox News)
2020 VISION: Trump officially secures Republican nomination (The Daily Wire)
CANNOT RISK AN OUTBREAK: U.S. to send back all asylum seekers at southern border (National Review)
RULE OF LAW: Border chief won’t hand over criminal illegal immigrants to sanctuary cities (Washington Examiner)
Culture & Heartland
AVERAGE OF DAILY ARRESTS DROPS BY 240: Los Angeles releases more than 600 inmates, slashes arrests to “combat coronavirus” (The Daily Wire)
FOLLOWING SUIT: Philadelphia police stop some arrests to manage jail crowding during coronavirus pandemic (Washington Examiner)
POLICY: How coronavirus could change healthcare for the better (Washington Examiner)
POLICY: Governance in crisis: A guide to what the states can and can’t do about coronavirus (Washington Examiner)
HUMOR: Economic crisis averted as Mike Bloomberg vows to give $1 million to every American (The Babylon Bee)
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